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Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Weather Event Informational Bulletin Update 4:30 p.m. March 5, 2013 Wicomico County Department of Emergency Services
Weather Forecast The Wicomico County Department of Emergency Services participated in a weather conference call at 4 p.m. with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service. The National Weather service advised the following information:
Tuesday night into late Wednesday afternoon the system will begin as rain and begin changing over to snow late Wednesday afternoon. Winds will gradually increase Wednesday morning to sustained speeds of 20-30 m.p.h.
From sunset Wednesday to early morning hours Thursday, wet heavy snow with accumulations of 1-2 inches is expected. The snowfall is expected to end prior to sunrise on Thursday morning. Winds Wednesday evening in to Thursday morning will have gusts from 30-40 m.p.h. Tidal anomalies of 1 foot and minor flooding are possible.
The DES is continuing to monitor the situation in conjunction with MEMA and the National Weather Service. Additional Informational Bulletins will be issued if necessary.