The latest update from the National Weather Service in Wakefield now has the entire Eastern Shore of Maryland from Salisbury south and the entire Eastern Shore of Virginia under a Blizzard Warning. The latest briefing also has upgraded the snow fall prediction to 8-12 inches of accumulations.

Beginning around 7 PM until 1 PM blizzard conditions expected on the Eastern Shore. Travel will be very dangerous to impossible, including during the morning commute on Thursday. Tree branches could fall as well. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts up to 12 inches. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph and will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the snow is likely.

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

 

 

 

 

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