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December 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Saturday Sleet Scenes (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County residents saw their first wintry precipitation of the season on Dec. 17. It arrived in the form of sleet, ice and rain that fell across Montgomery County for several hours on Saturday morning. Here’s a look at some of the frozen scenes that were shared with MyMCMedia: It’s sleeting in @GburgMD – crunchy […]

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February 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS District Announces Schools are Closed Today

Montgomery County Public Schools officials have announced that the district’s schools are closed today, Feb. 16, because of icy weather conditions. Administrative offices will open three hours late. All school-sponsored and community-use activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices will open three hours late. .@MCPS Schools Closed Today (Feb 16); Administrative Offices Opening Three […]

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January 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke, Maureen Chowdhury and Willie James Inman

MoCo Snow Blog: Blizzard 2016

This is your source for the latest blizzard news from across Montgomery County. For more snow news, visit our MoCo Snow page. We hope you will contribute your updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #Snow. You can also follow us […]

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October 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Freeze Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for Montgomery County, effective from midnight to 9 a.m. Monday. According to the Freeze Warning, temperatures may drop to the mid 20s and/or hover around 30 degrees. A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are expected. Sensitive crops and other vegetation are at risk for being killed […]

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February 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Frozen Scenes from Great Falls on Feb. 20 (PHOTOS)

It’s a record cold day in Montgomery County and here are some scenes from Great Falls on Feb. 20 to illustrate how frozen much of our landscape is this week. PHOTOS | MICHAEL WALSH

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January 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

“Stay Off the Ice” Firefighters Warn as They Practice Ice Rescues at Frozen Pond (VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters are warning residents to stay off the ice at frozen ponds across the county this winter. No frozen pond is 100-percent safe, according to these first responders who know the dangers well. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more from Potomac where firefighters were recently practicing their rescue operation techniques. For more coverage, see […]

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December 28, 2012 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County until 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29. According to the NWS, one to three inches of snow is possible after midnight Friday, Dec. 28 and on Saturday, Dec. 29. Residents should note that a winter Weather Advisory is issued because travel conditions […]

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December 26, 2012 | Staff Writer

“Stay Off the Roads Early”

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is issuing a strong plea to Maryland drivers: please stay off roads early Thursday (Dec. 27) morning, especially before dawn. With near-freezing temperatures in the forecast, SHA cautions that damp roads and fog could create icy conditions at the onset of the morning rush hour. “Stay off the roads […]

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