winter storm

February 22, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Until Monday Afternoon

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. on Monday. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Montgomery County is expected to see a rapid onset of snow with snow accumulating up to one inch. Residents may experience slippery road conditions into morning and evening commutes. Travelers are encouraged to slow down and […]

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February 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Winter Storm Causes Delays and Closings Friday

The National Weather Service expects light freezing rain and snow to end Friday as the storm gradually moves out of the area but warns that untreated roads will remain icy and treacherous. There are numerous delays Friday morning. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan remains in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway […]

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February 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

What’s Closed, What’s Open Thursday

Thursday’s winter storm is forecast to include snow, sleet and freezing rain throughout the day making surfaces and roads slick and treacherous. This is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel […]

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February 11, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Closed, What’s Open After Wednesday’s Winter Weather?

Wednesday’s winter storm that left a wintry mix of snow and ice in the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel on the interstates is strongly discouraged. Also, parking […]

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February 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Monday’s Snowstorm Brings Delays Tuesday

Sunday’s winter storm that dumped two to three inches of snow on the area, followed by Monday’s mixed precipitation is causing closings and delays across the county. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area open with a 2-hour delay. Employees have the option to take unscheduled leave or telework. Maryland State employees working the day […]

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February 1, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Closed and What’s Open After Sunday’s Snowstorm?

Sunday’s winter storm that dumped two to three inches of snow on the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Universities at Shady Grove campus and the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County are both closed today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are open. Employees have the option to take unscheduled […]

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December 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Department of Transportation Prepares for Winter Storm

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is preparing for the first snow of the winter season, but this year’s preparation looks different than year’s past because of the coronavirus. The National Weather Service currently projects that on Wednesday northern parts of Montgomery County could receive up to 10 inches of snow and down county could […]

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February 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday’s Winter Storm Causes Closings in Montgomery County

The winter storm expected today is causing closings of many offices and schools in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College, The Universities at Shady Grove, and the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County are all closed today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees should follow their agency’s policies. Maryland […]

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February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Monday in Montgomery County

The weather is resulting in delays and closings at offices and schools across Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools are opening two hours late. All field trips are canceled today. Activities starting before 10:50 a.m. are canceled. Childcare may open on time.  Administrative offices are opening on time. Montgomery County government is operating on a […]

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January 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday Weather Delays and Closings in Montgomery County

UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Wednesday. The winter storm and extreme cold are resulting in delays at many offices and schools in Montgomery County. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area will open three hours late Wednesday morning. Employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework because of the weather conditions. […]

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