UPDATED: Wintry Mix Expected Saturday, MCPS Activities Resume After Noon

UPDATED 1.14.17 10 a.m. The city of Gaithersburg facilities are opening at noon.

UPDATED 1.14.17 9:30 a.m. MCPS announces that all school-sponsored activities will resume after noon on Saturday.

UPDATED 1.13.17 at 4:30 p.m. Montgomery County Public Schools announce all school-sponsored activities and athletic events are delayed until noon for Saturday due to potential inclement weather. Saturday school is not in session. They will make an announcement in the morning by 8 a.m. regrading afternoon activities.

UPDATED 1.13.17 at 2:40 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from midnight through 6 p.m. Saturday for up to an inch of snow in Montgomery County. Snow, sleet and freezing rain may cause slippery roads and limited visibility, according to the advisory.

UPDATED 1.13.17 The National Weather Service is advising residents to prepare for a wintry mix on Saturday.

According to a post on Twitter, the Montgomery County Storm Operations Center will be activating at 3 a.m. to monitor the incoming weather event.

State Highway Administration crews are pretreating roads and bridges in advance of any snow, sleet or freezing rain that may fall tomorrow.

“This weekend brings another winter storm to Maryland. This system will have a greater impact on the metro area beginning as snow, but transitioning to sleet and freezing rain during the afternoon – and that will make driving treacherous,” said SHA Administrator Gregory Johnson. “We strongly encourage motorists to wait and check travel conditions after sunset Saturday and make smart travel decisions.”

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