WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 2/12/14

Caroline County
Department of Emergency Services
Weather Bulletin

Bulletin: # 14-11Time: 9:30 PM
Event: Nor’easter – Winter Storm Warning
Date: February 11, 2014
Pertinent weather information:

The following information from the latest conference call with NWS and MEMA at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, Tuesday, February 12, 2014:

  • Caroline County and most Maryland Counties are under a Winter Weather Warning.
  • Current track predictions place the front closer to the coast than earlier predictions which mean temperatures will be slightly higher and a lower accumulation of snow.
  • Snow commences this evening, around 7 PM (possibly a little earlier) and continue until daybreak or shortly afterward, turn to a wintery mix of rain/sleet and then to all rain during daylight hours.
  • Thursday night as the storm begins to exit it will change to snow.
  • Snowfall will be the heavy, wet variety with 2 to 6 inches of accumulation (higher end in northern portions of the County).
  • Wind gusts of 15 to 25 with some possibility of 30 mph on Thursday during the day.
  • Temperatures will be high 20s Wednesday night; mid 30’s during the day on Thursday; and drop to the high 20s on Thursday night.
Recommended protective action:

  • If possible, keep your pets indoors during the cold and wet period. If it is to cold for you outside, it is to cold for them. If left outside, provide shelter, food and fresh water.
  • Dress for the Season.
  • ! Should you loose power have available emergency supplies, battery powered radio, extra batteries, if possible alternate heat source.
  • ! Keep your gas tank near full.
General Recommendations:
Continue to monitor the latest weather reports on the radio, TV and NOAA Weather Radio.

If you have any further questions please contact the
Department of Emergency Services at 410-479-2622 or 410-479-2223