Weather Bulletin January 3, 2018—11:30 am
Department of Emergency Services is monitoring current weather conditions and forecasts.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING
Effective Wednesday, January 3–7 pm to Thursday, January 4–1 pm
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
*TIMING: Wednesday, January 3 evening to Thursday afternoon, January 4
*PRECIPITATION: Snow accumulation totals 4 to 8 inches
Higher amounts easterly portion of county
3 to 5 inches Wednesday night-1 to 3 inches Thursday
*TEMPERATURES: Wednesday-Jan 3- High 31 Low 23
Thursday-Jan 4 High 30 Low 9
Friday-Jan 5 High 31 Low 9
Saturday-Jan 6 High 18 Low 9
Sunday-Jan 7 High 31 Low 24
Monday-Jan 8 High 44 Low 34
*WINDS: 5-14 mph Wednesday night
15-30 mph with gusts 30-40 Thursday
*WIND CHILLS: Thursday—Jan 4 10-15 during day 0-10 during night with negative overnight
Dangerous wind chills–Friday and Saturday—Jan 5 and Jan 6
negative and single digits until Sunday afternoon
Wicomico County Department of Emergency Services (DES)
The DES is continuing to monitor the current weather in conjunction with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the National Weather Service.
Further bulletins will be issued as needed.
Information based on NWS Wakefield Briefing – Wednesday, January 3, 2018—9:30 AM and Statewide Conference Call—10 AM