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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013
A surprise snow fell just a few days before spring break in Bowie. See how much snow has fallen in your area with the map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Bowie area during the past three days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Bowie Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
Much of the region was blanketed Monday by heavy, wet snow.
Update, 12:51 p.m.: All after-school and evening activities at Prince George's County Public Schools have been canceled due to today's inclement weather. Original article: Prince George's County Public Schools are operating under a two-hour delay Monday thanks to a burst of wet, heavy snow that blanketed much of the region overnight. Emergency personnel still must report on time, according to school officials. The following schedule changes are also in effect:
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Bowie is expecting up to ten inches of snow in the next 24 hours. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Bowie area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Bowie Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2AM each day. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Wednesday's system brought a lot of rain—but not much snow—to Bowie.
Update, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.: The National Weather Service has canceled the winter storm warning for Bowie and much of the surrounding area. Instead, a winter weather advisory is in effect until 9 p.m., with more rain expected and snow accumulations of 1-2" still possible. Temperatures should be in the low- to mid-30s with gusts of up to 35 mph. "Slushy to snow-covered roads combined with temperatures around freezing will produce icy areas," the NWS warns. "Drive with caution." Original story: The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Bowie and much of the surrounding region, with accumulations of up to 5 inches or more expected on Wednesday. Precipitation is expected to begin as a mix of rain and snow, changing …
Snow or sleet likely Wednesday night in Bowie, MD.
A couple more weeks of winter are still in Bowie's forecast before spring has officially arrived. According to the National Weather Service, the week will start off sunny and brisk, and midweek Prince George's County residents should expect snow. NWS has forecasted the following for the week. Monday: Sunny with highs in the mid 40s. At night, it'll be mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday: Mostly sunny in the morning, then it'll be mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s. At night, it'll be cloudy with rain or snow likely after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s. Wednesday: Rain or snow is likely with a high in the upper 30s. At night, snow will continue with lows in the lower …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Friday evening commute could get messy.
Bowie and much of the Baltimore-Washington corridor are in for another dose of mixed precipitation Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow and sleet are likely to begin sometime after noon, with a daytime high near 38°. Forecasters say accumulations of under half an inch are possible. Rain and snow are also likely in the evening hours, but the precip is expected to switch over to just rain after midnight. Less than a tenth of an inch of precipitation is forecast, with an overnight low of around 33°. Still more precip—all rain—is likely on Saturday and Saturday evening, with a daytime high of around 42°.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
No major snow is predicted, but some cold and wet precipitation is predicted to fall in Prince George's County over the next two days.
While no major snow event is forecasted in Prince George’s County this week, there is some wintry weather in our future. According to the National Weather Service, rain mixed with snow and sleet is likely tonight, switching to all rain by 4 a.m. Lows of around 35 degrees are predicted and little to no accumulation is expected. Friday’s weather is predicted to be rainy and foggy, with highs around 45 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
Take a look at some items to pack in your trunk and some safe driving techniques from The Weather Channel.
One of the best tips for driving on icy roads may be—don't drive unless you have to. But if you are out in your vehicle on wintry roads, here are some tips for driving on ice and snow from The Weather Channel. It starts with your car being ready for the drive. Here's one way you can be prepared right away, by carry the following in your trunk: The Weather Channel provides information on additional items to pack and gives further details on some of the items listed above. Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice The Weather Channel gives additional details and tips, plus advice on what what to do if your rear or front wheels lock, or you get stuck out on the road.
Friday, January 25, 2013
The National Weather Service says there is an 80 percent chance of snow after 3 p.m.
For the second time this week, the National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting snow for Prince George's County. According to the forecast, there is an 80 percent chance that snow will fall sometime after 3 p.m., with accumulations up to one inch. The snow is predicted to continue in the evening, slowing by 10 p.m., blanketing the area with up to another half inch. Sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 30s are predicted for Saturday and Sunday.