Snow in Saturday's Forecast for Dundalk Area

Two to 4 inches of snow may fall in parts of Baltimore County on Dec. 29.

Dundalk, Edgemere and the rest of the Baltimore area will get another round of snow before the new year begins, according to the National Weather Service.

Snow will start falling overnight Friday through late Saturday afternoon in Baltimore County, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

Approximately 2 to 4 inches will fall, the report said. However, don't count on it sticking around very long. CBS Baltimore's weather page says to expect it to turn to rain by the afternoon.

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the Baltimore-Washington area—including Harford, northern Baltimore, southern Baltimore, Carroll and Frederick counties—from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. A winter weather advisory means that snow-covered roads and limited visibilities may make travel difficult.

Travel conditions Friday evening through Saturday will be "hazardous," the National Weather Service reported.

The Maryland State Highway Administration urges drivers to stay off the roads on Saturday morning, adding that the storm could disrupt traffic along the Interstate 95 corridor. 

Crews will likely have the roads mostly cleared by the afternoon.

"If you must travel, allow extra time, take it slow, and remember: Never pass a snow plow or snow plow train. The safest place to be is behind the plows, which are clearing the roads ahead," the SHA stated in a release. 

Drivers should try their best to move disabled vehicles onto the shoulder. They should also keep emergency survival kits, including the following, according to the SHA: 

• a shovel
• jumper cables
• snacks
• blanket or sleeping bag
• flashlight with extra batteries
• high calorie non-perishable food
• first aid kit
• extra clothes
• bottled water
• a charged cell phone
• kitty litter or other abrasives

For updates on major incidents, delays, estimated travel times and weather conditions, drivers may call 511 or visit md511.org

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mark shores December 29, 2012 at 02:52 PM
they are calling for rain later today as well, another mixed mess as usual, good day to stay in and cook
Al Day December 29, 2012 at 05:10 PM
They forgot to mention a roll of toilet paper and a loaf of bread which is what disappears first in the stores:)


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