- Associated Press - Thursday, March 5, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says residents should use common sense and stay safe as a late-winter storm finishes pounding the state with some of the heaviest snow of the season.

The National Weather Service says snow accumulation by Thursday evening includes 12½ inches in Carroll County, northwest of Baltimore. Areas of Baltimore city got more than 8 inches.

Snowfall elsewhere in the state ranges from 1.3 inches in St. Mary’s County to about 11 inches in Frederick and Washington counties.

State police report numerous accidents, including an overturned truck carrying 93 head of cattle on Interstate 81 near Hagerstown.

The federal government, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia closed offices and most schools in the region are closed.

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