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Snow and 'Unseasonably Cold Weather' Head for Harford County

The National Weather Service said to expect snow, wind and cooler temps.

Snowflake (File Photo)
Snowflake (File Photo)
With snow and wind in the forecast, Thursday and Friday will be blustery in Aberdeen, according to the National Weather Service, which issued a winter weather advisory for the Baltimore-Washington area, including Harford County.

Effective from 6 p.m. Thursday to 3 a.m. Friday, the advisory stated that due to snow, travel conditions overnight would be hazardous, with limited visibilities and snow-covered roads. 

Between three and five inches of snow may fall overnight in Aberdeen, according to the forecast. There was a 50 percent chance of snow and rain after 2 p.m., but precipitation wasn't expected to accumulate until Thursday night. There was a 90 percent chance of snow in the evening hours, with snowfall expected to stop by 8 a.m. Friday.

The snow would be accompanied by "unseasonably cold weather," according to the National Weather Service.

Aberdeen's high was 39 degrees on Thursday, with Friday's high just 18 degrees, the National Weather Service reported.

Wind gusts of around 20 miles an hour were in the forecast for Thursday, increasing to up to 25 miles an hour Friday.

Due to the weather, a small craft advisory and gale warning were issued for Thursday night.

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