The latest forecast models are surprisingly bullish with snowfall accumulations Thursday night & Friday. Several hours of moderate to heavy snow is likely between 4 and 10 AM Friday.
In the immediate Metro Area I expect a general 1 to 2″ of snow on grassy surfaces.
The northern and western suburbs can expect 2 to 4″ of snow on grassy surfaces with slick travel conditions on untreated roadways during the morning rush hour.
Elevations above 1500 feet including the Blue Ridge, Bull Run Mountains, Sugarloaf, Catoctins, and locations across northern Maryland could pick up over 4 inches of snow with this storm.
Snow will gradually change over to rain across much of the region during the afternoon hours. Snow will hang on the longest across northern Maryland. There will likely be some delays and closings in the typical colder locations on Friday morning.