February 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Montgomery County

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 a.m. today, Feb. 16, for Montgomery County. Freezing rain may result in up to one quarter of inch of ice. According to the National Weather Service, precipitation will change to rain Tuesday morning as temperatures begin to rise. Temperatures are in the mid to upper 20s, […]

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February 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS to Announce Opening Status at 5 a.m. on Tuesday

Set your alarms for an early wake up call. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are reporting that a decision on the district’s opening status will be announced at 5 a.m. on Tuesday morning. .@MCPS will make an announcement regarding school operating status for Tuesday, February 16 at 5am Tuesday morning. — MCPS (@MCPS) February […]

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February 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Portions of Mid-Atlantic

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for portions of the Mid-Atlantic that is in effect late night tonight into Tuesday. Winter Storm Warning has been issued for portions of the Mid-Atlantic and is in effect late tonight into Tuesday — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) February 14, 2016

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February 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Bitter Cold and Chance of Snow

The National Weather Service has indicated that there is a chance of snow on Friday evening as temperatures continue to plunge this weekend. Commuters are advised to prepare for possible travel difficulties. IMPORTANT: DC/Balt metro. Tho not certain, be aware of possibility of travel difficulties fm brief #snow Fri eve. — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) […]

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February 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke, Maureen Chowdhury and Willie James Inman

MoCo Snow Blog

Feb. 9, 1:55 p.m. According to the National Weather Service’s preliminary snowfall map, Damascus reported the most snow in Montgomery County. Feb. 9, 1:45 p.m. The Winter Weather Advisory has been canceled for all of Montgomery County. Winter Weather Advisory has been cancelled for all of Montgomery County. Snow is expected to taper off to […]

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Winter Storm Warning Issued for Portions of Montgomery County

UPDATED 2 p.m. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Weather Warning for northwest Montgomery County for tonight thru tomorrow afternoon. This area includes Damascus, Germantown and Poolesville, and residents in the northwest part of the county may see between four and eight inches of snow by tomorrow, according to the NWS. A […]

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February 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Indicates It May Snow Monday and Tuesday

Don’t put away your shovel yet! The National Weather Service indicates it may sleet and snow on Monday and Tuesday. According to the latest information, it’s a tricky forecast and the exact timing and locations are uncertain. As of now, looking at precipitation start time somewhere between about 4-8p on Monday. Rain/mix at beginning: […]

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January 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Freezing Rain Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for Montgomery County from now until 11 a.m. today. A light glaze of ice will make roadways and sidewalks slippery and travel may be hazardous. Be prepared for slippery roads if traveling. A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY has been issued for Montgomery Co. until 11 AM […]

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April 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Cold and Costly Winter in Montgomery County

It was cold and costly. The total costs for snow removal operations this winter cost Montgomery County over $32 million, according to County Executive Isiah Leggett. “During the winter of 2014-2015, Montgomery County experienced 27 snow/ice events with total accumulation of approximately 46.6 inches,” wrote Leggett in an April 24 memo to Council President George […]

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March 6, 2015 | Staff Writer

Showing the Snow (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Since the first snow fell on Nov. 26, the day before Thanksgiving, Montgomery County has seen more than its share of winter weather. This latest storm dropped nearly a foot of snow across the county. Below are some photos from the communities of Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Darnestown, Potomac and Silver Spring of this latest wintry weather […]

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