Harford County Anticipating Heavy, Wet Snow
Harford County Emergency Operations Center will activate at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Harford County will partially activate its emergency operations center at 8 a.m. Wednesday to prepare for a winter storm.
Harford County Emergency Manager Rick Ayers, in an automated phone message to county residents around 6 p.m. Tuesday, said the county is anticipating the heaviest snow during the day Wednesday, with up to six inches of snow possible.
Wind gusts up to 40 mph are also possible, Ayers said.
Earlier Tuesday, the National Weather Service was projecting up to 10 inches of snow for parts of Harford County.
Ayers' message in full:
Good Evening, this is Emergency Manager Rick Ayers with a winter weather message. Harford County has been placed under a Winter Weather Warning. The heaviest snow will occur during the daylight hours Wednesday and we should expect 4 to 6 inches of heavy wet snow. The winds will also gust 30 to 40 mph during the day making hazardous driving conditions. The combination of heavy wet snow and high winds will most likely result in power outages as well. The EOC will partially activate at 8 AM to monitor the storm conditions in the county. Thanks and be safe.
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