Weather

Thunderstorms, snow showers expected on Christmas Eve in Baltimore

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch. NOTTINGHAM, MD—Christmas Eve 2020 could be one to remember in the Baltimore area, weather-wise. The National Weather Service says to expect thunderstorms, strong winds, and possibly even some light snow on Thursday. Forecasters say there is an increased risk of flooding and wind damage later in the day Thursday …


Business, Events

Olszewski names Christmas Eve 2020 county holiday, Baltimore County offices closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health COVID-19 testing, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. County parking meters are free on both days. Modified Baltimore County COVID-19 Testing Schedule Due …


Governor Hogan declares Christmas Eve state holiday

ANNAPOLIS, MD​—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday declared Thursday, December 24, 2020 a state holiday in observance of Christmas Eve. Maryland state government agencies and offices will be closed. In addition, the governor announced that the state’s revised revenue projections, while still far below pre-pandemic levels, will allow Maryland to honor contracts previously negotiated with state employee unions. “In a year …

MDOT SHA to suspend non-emergency lane closures along busiest holiday travel routes

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is gearing up to keep lanes open so holiday travelers can get to their destinations quickly and safely. MDOT SHA will suspend non-emergency lane closures from 5 a.m. on December 24 until 10 p.m. December 27 and again from 5 a.m. December 31 until 10 p.m. January 2. Extra highway crews …

Holiday closing schedule announced for Baltimore County offices

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; and Tuesday, January 1, in recognition of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Health Department clinics and senior centers will also be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be …

Baltimore County government closings announced for Christmas, New Year’s holidays

Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Monday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas Day holiday, including Health Department clinics, Circuit and District Courts, senior centers, drop-off centers and the landfill, and CountyRide vans will not operate. The same schedule is in place for Monday, January 2 in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday. See below for …