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High Wind Warning in Effect for Maryland

Dangerous winds will impact the Baltimore area
Posted at 7:18 PM, Mar 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-01 19:18:23-05

A High Wind Warning is in effect for the Baltimore area Friday into Saturday morning. Winds up to 65+ mph are expected, which could produce power outages and bring down several trees across the area. This risk of falling trees will increase due to Thursday's rain saturating the ground. This makes the soil softer and "easier" for trees to become uprooted during high winds or storms.

How Strong Will the Winds Be?

Sustained wind speeds will be 35 to 50 mph, with gusts beyond Tropical Storm force of 55 to 70 mph. The high wind threat will end by Saturday late morning, although conditions are expected to remain breezy.

Don't Nor'easters Produce Snow?

Nor'easters are most famous for producing snow, but they're capable of soo much more. This storm won't bring much snow to Maryland, but some areas across the state may see a quick change over from rain to snow on Friday with little to no accumulation on the roads.

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