March 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police, Firefighters Honored at 45th Annual Public Safety Awards

A number of public safety officers were honored at this year’s 45 Annual Public Safety Awards Luncheon at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & County Conference Center in North Bethesda. The event was emceed by NBC4’s Leon Harris and Doug Kammerer. The event is organized by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Make sure to […]

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February 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, which could affect the Friday morning commutes. According to the advisory, snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected from 10 p.m. Thursday evening to 10 a.m. Friday morning. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain […]

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February 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

No School on Wednesday Because of Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials announce schools and offices will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 20 due to the winter storm. According to the MCPS website, all school and community activities in school buildings are also canceled Wednesday. Childcare centers located in school buildings will also be closed. IMPORTANT: Montgomery County Public Schools and offices […]

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February 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory, Hypothermia Alert Issued in Montgomery County

Update, Feb. 12, 10:15 a.m.: The winter weather advisory has been extended until Tuesday at 1 p.m. Expect accumulation of up to 0.25 inches of freezing rain. Be careful of downed trees, branches, and “live” wires. Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Up-County, Winter Weather Advisory for Down-County until 1:00 pm, Tues 2/12. Expect up […]

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February 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Announces Two Hour Delay Monday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced a two-hour delay Monday, Feb. 11  because of weather conditions. According to the MCPS website, bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. All field trips are canceled Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at […]

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February 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wintry Mix of Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Expected Sunday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County. The advisory is in effect from Sunday evening at 7 p.m. through Monday morning at 10 a.m. A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected that may result in 1 to inches of snow and less than 0.1 inches of ice […]

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February 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Weather Closings and Cancellations on Friday

In addition to closing school early, the weather is forcing other early closings and cancellations across the county. Montgomery County aquatic, recreation and senior centers are open for drop-in sessions, but scheduled classes and programs beginning at 2 p.m. are canceled. #RECAlert: All #MoCoRec programs,classes and activities beginning at 2 p.m. or later are cancelled. Club Adventure […]

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January 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

After the Storm, A Treacherous Commute

Wednesday morning’s ice and snow have wreaked havoc on morning commuters who had to make it into work. Think ICE! Walk with care and drive with care. Slick spots possible. What looks wet will be ice. #MdWx — MDTA (@TheMDTA) January 30, 2019 Take a look at the Twitter feed from Pete Piringer, spokesman […]

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January 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Update: Schools are Closed Wednesday

UPDATE:  Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced schools are closed Wednesday, Jan. 30 due to current travel conditions in some portions of the county and anticipated emergency weather conditions this afternoon. All school and community activities in school buildings are also canceled. Childcare programs in school buildings may open after 10:30 a.m.   MCPS […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory Alert for Tuesday from 6 9 p.m. According to the alert, 2 to 4 inches of snow is expected Tuesday afternoon. Early in the day, there will be “light mixed precipitation […] before becoming all snow in the afternoon.” People should be careful driving […]

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