January has been a snow lover’s paradise, with back-to-back snowfalls coating the ground with white powder two weeks in a row. This week’s snowfall was a bit deeper than last week’s, forcing county government offices, as well as schools in both counties, to close for the day on Wednesday.
Once again, those who weren’t given a snow day had to endure a tricky commute Wednesday morning, with only a few of the main thoroughfares treated and plowed and most neighborhood streets still snow-packed.
Weather watcher Deb Buchanan recorded 6¼ inches of snow at her home on Gwynn’s Island, which she said was about average across the area. She reported Wednesday morning’s low temperature at 15 degrees with a wind chill of minus 1.
The National Weather Service reported 4.3 inches of snowfall as of 6 a.m. Wednesday at White Marsh from a trained spotter.
The heaviest snowfall came between 5 p.m. Tuesday...
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