Education, Weather

BCPS schools, offices to open 2 hours late on Tuesday

UPDATE: Baltimore County Public Schools will now be closed on Tuesday. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools, including the Virtual Learning Program, will open two hours late on Tuesday, January 4, due to expected adverse road conditions. Morning PreKindergarten classes are cancelled on Tuesday. All school administrative offices and central offices will open on a two-hour delay. …


Weather

Temperatures to fall sharply overnight, Code Blue issued in Baltimore

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The snow has ended in the Baltimore area, but chilly overnight temperatures could lead to hazardous road conditions. The National Weather Service says temperatures remain cold and will become much colder overnight, dropping to around 20 degrees. Some areas could even see temperatures in the teens. Baltimore City has issued its first Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert of the …


Baltimore County Public Library branches to close at 4 p.m. on Monday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closing early on Monday. Due to low staffing levels at multiple locations combined with inclement weather conditions, all library branches will close at 4 p.m. on January 3rd. In addition, the Storyville at the Rosedale branch is closed on Monday. Officials say branches are expected to open at 9 …

Over 67,000 power outages reported in Maryland, nearly 200 flights canceled at BWI

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The first winter storm of the season is packing quite a punch in parts of Maryland and wreaking havoc on local roadways. As of 12:30 p.m. on Monday, over 67,000 residents were without power, according to the Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM).  Maryland State Police have also responded to dozens of crashes.  The Nottingham area is under a …

WINTER STORM: 5 – 8 inches of snow expected in Baltimore area, Maryland State Police respond to over 40 crashes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to the ongoing winter storm that could have a significant impact on roads and transportation systems. Much of the state is now under winter weather advisories and warnings, and the National Weather Service has expanded potential snowfall totals over the course of the …

Winter Storm Warning issued for southern Baltimore County, Baltimore City

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for southern Baltimore County (including the Nottingham area) and Baltimore City. The warning will remain in effect until 4 p.m. on Monday afternoon. Periods of heavy snow are expected with total accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. The heaviest snow will be through midday. Northern Baltimore County is under …

Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 testing, vaccination sites to be closed Monday due to inclement weather

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health has announced that many COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites will be impacted on Monday by the incoming winter storm. Residents should verify the operating status of any site before visiting. Contact information for sites across the state can be found in the listings at https://COVIDtest.Maryland.gov and https://COVIDvax.Maryland.gov. The following state-run sites will be closed …

Baltimore County Public Schools to be closed on Monday due to impending snow

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials have announced that all schools will be closed on Monday, January 3, 2022. On Sunday night, BCPS posted the following announcement: ALERT: Due to expected severe weather conditions, Baltimore County Public Schools, the Virtual Learning Program, and offices will be closed on Monday, January 3, 2022. “Essential” employees report on time for their assigned …