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February 13, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

2020’s ‘Unwintry’ Winter Offers Great Contrast to 2010’s Snowmageddon

It’s another rainy day in the DMV. In what has become a regular occurrence this winter, temperatures are higher than normal with lots of rain and almost no snow. If winter is coming, it better hurry. The first official day of spring is March 19 — five weeks away. According to longtime FOX5 weathercaster Sue […]

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January 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Announces Two-Hour Delay Wednesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced a two-hour delay Wednedsay, Jan. 8  because of weather conditions affecting roads. 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 […]

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January 7, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

First Snow of 2020 Makes FOX5’s Sue Palka ‘Ridiculously Giddy’

The first snow of the year – and decade – has begun. Montgomery County schools have already been let out early. Many after-school and evening events have been canceled. These are the kind of days that meteorologists dream about. It’s their Super Bowl. Sue Palka, the dean of TV weather prognosticators in the DMV, is […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS to Reschedule Boundary Meeting at Walter Johnson

Montgomery County Public Schools announced that the boundary analysis meeting scheduled Tuesday night has been canceled due to impending weather conditions. The meeting will be rescheduled for a later date, which has not yet been set. The districtwide boundary analysis is intended to examine MCPS’s current school boundaries, as well as understand how the boundaries […]

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January 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Federal Agencies, County Programs Closing Early Tuesday Before Snow Falls

As the region readies for the first snowfall of the new year, government facilities and programs are announcing closings and cancellations. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area will close early on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Montgomery County Government offices and departments are staying open Tuesday with nonessential employees given the opportunity to use “liberal leave” […]

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January 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Effect Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday in Montgomery County from noon to 7 p.m. NWS says that Tuesday afternoon, snow is expected as early as noon with the heaviest snowfall happening between 3 and 6 p.m. Snow accumulations between one to three inches is possible. Winter Weather Advisory has […]

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January 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

Possible Snow in the Forecast for Tuesday

It’s been cold out, but the National Weather Service forecast has a reminder that it’s still winter. The meteorologists are predicting snow for Tuesday. The NWS says rain and snow are likely, mostly after 4 p.m., just in time for rush hour. It’s expected to be mostly cloudy, with a high near a snow-melting 38 […]

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December 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Advisory Will Be in Place Until Monday Afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from midnight to 1 p.m. Monday.  The advisory covers an area that includes northern Montgomery County, across the Potomac to western Loudoun County.  The service says people should expect mixed precipitation, with up to 2 inches of snow and ice accumulations. That means hazardous, slippery […]

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December 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Effect Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Wednesday in Montgomery County from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. NWS says that after midnight, rain showers are expected to mix with and change to snow. Expect snow accumulations to accumulate between 1 to 2 inches, “with isolated totals of 3 inches possible for […]

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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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