Thursday, February 7, 2013
No major snow is predicted, but some cold and wet precipitation is predicted to fall in Maryland over the next two days.
While no major snow event is forecast for Montgomery County this week, there is some wintry weather in our future. Rain, mixed with snow and sleet mainly after 1 a.m., is likely tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Accumulation of less than half an inch is expected. Lows of around 34 degrees are forecast. Friday’s weather is predicted to be rainy and foggy, with a high of 44 degrees. The weather will turn cooler and breezy, with winds increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. NWS gives a 30 percent chance of snow overnight, again with little to no accumulation.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Sleet and freezing rain coated streets this morning in Bethesda.
Freezing rain coated streets with ice Monday morning and led to a tricky trip to work for commuters. By mid-morning, however, temperatures were warming and rain was melting much of the icy mess. The Washington, DC, region remained under a winter weather advisory. By tomorrow, temperatures are expected to spike, and we could see weather that reaches the high 50s, WJLA reports. Temperatures could reach the 60s on Wednesday, but flurries may return by Friday, according to the report. Did the weather affect your commute into work Monday morning? Are you looking forward to warmer temperatures this week? Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, December 9, 2010
A look back at the high snow and precipitation totals in 2010 in Montgomery County.
As we are nearing the end of 2010 — and coming upon the anniversary of December 2009's snowpocalypse — we here at Patch thought it would be a fine time to look back at the snow and precipitation totals for the year in Montgomery County. Thanks to our friends at the Sterling Forecast Office of the National Weather Service, and particularly to Calvin Meadows, the observation programs leader there, we bring you the top five days of snowfall and precipitation (the latter defined as rain or the liquid equivalent). *Disclaimer: These numbers are current as of Dec. 8. We still have some days to go in the month, and we really hope we're not jinxing all of us by putting these out here before the end of the month. The observing station in …