Updated 10:45 am Thursday
The winter storm warning continues through 5 a.m. Friday. Snow has been falling across the county with accumulations from 8 to 12 inches.
Crews throughout the county are plowing and treating major roadways. Travel disruptions within the region are expected as roads are snow covered. Caution should be used during any travel; remain alert for ongoing plow/salt operations. Weather and road conditions are making travel hazardous. These conditions are expected to continue through Friday.
The County’s Snow Emergency Plan is in effect, placing parking restrictions along marked Snow Emergency Routes. More information about the Snow Emergency Plan can be found at http://www6.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/News/press/PR_details.asp?PrID=13388
Progress and information on snow removal operations may be tracked on the County's Storm Operations Map (http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/storm).
For general information regarding MCDOT's Winter Storm operations please refer to the Highway Services "Winter Weather Operations" website.
It's a snow day Thursday for students in Montgomery County. On Wednesday afternoon, Montgomery County Public Schools reported that schools would be closed on Thursday due to emergency weather conditions.
Activities scheduled to take place in school buildings are canceled Thursday.
The school system has yet to determine whether administrative offices will be open on Thursday.