Amidst frigid temperatures, Maryland residents have experienced the last day of winter chill. According to Fox Baltimore, the cold has been quite harsh, with a predicted high of 32 degrees for the day.
The frosty temperatures are set to persist throughout the night, with a low of 19 degrees. Winds have been moderately strong, with a wind chill of 12 degrees.
Such dipping temperatures have not been seen since December, when a wind chill of 8 degrees was recorded. The cold weather has already caused a few issues, with schools in Frederick County closing early due to the plummeting temperatures.
Citizens of Maryland have been warned to dress appropriately when going outside, as it is essential to stay warm in such weather. Residents are also encouraged to protect their pipes due to the harshness of the cold.
The frigid temperatures mark the conclusion of a winter season that has had its share of cold spells. This is the final day before spring begins, with warmer temperatures predicted to arrive in the coming days.
As Maryland residents prepare to welcome the warmer weather of spring, they must first endure a final day of winter chill. With a predicted high temperature of only 32 degrees Fahrenheit, the cold has been intense. The low for the night is forecasted to be an even lower 19 degrees, with a wind chill of 12 degrees. These temperatures have not been seen since December, when an 8-degree wind chill was recorded.
The cold has already caused disruption, with schools in Frederick County choosing to close early due to the weather. Citizens of Maryland have been urged to dress in extra layers when going outside and to take extra precautions to protect their pipes from the extreme cold.
The winter season has been characterized by a series of intense cold spells, and so this day marks the end of a particularly chilly few months. Fortunately, residents can look forward to the warmer days of spring, which are expected to come soon.