St. Mary’s County Winter Weather Status Update

January 24, 2013

snow stormToday’s snowfall has blanketed the county with up to three inches of snow. This has resulted in a number of changes and cancellations.

St. Mary’s County Government will be open. Liberal leave is in effect for employees.

All St. Mary’s County Public Schools are closed. Code 2 is in effect for employees.

Southern Maryland Higher Education will open at 10:00a.m.

The Department of Public Works and Transportation reports more than 20 salt trucks and plows, along with 9 contract plows and salt trucks, began working on primary roads at 2 a.m. and are continuing operations this time. This should be completed by 8 a.m. At that time secondary roads and subdivisions will be plowed and salted.

- Non-public school transportation is cancelled today.

- Convenience centers and STS will open at 12 noon.

- Building Services and Recreation and Parks crews are currently plowing parking lots and primary entranceways to county facilities. Lots and entranceways to the three libraries will begin later this morning.

- A conditions advisory (NOTAM) was issued for the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport regarding conditions of the runway.

Circuit Court will open at 10 a.m. District court TBD.

All St. Mary’s County Recreation and Parks activities conducted in the public schools is cancelled for today and all evening activities are also cancelled. The Great Mills Swimming Pool, gymnastics center and recreation centers will open at 12 noon.

All Senior Activity Centers are closed today. There will be no home delivered meals. Seniors should have emergency meals on hand to use.

St. Mary’s County Government continues to monitor the weather and will issue additional advisories when necessary.

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2 Responses to St. Mary’s County Winter Weather Status Update

  1. Anonymous on January 24, 2013 at 8:33 am

    Umm, I think this needs an update. It is measuring a full 6 inches at my house near Leonardtown…and it continues to snow at this time.

    • Sam on January 24, 2013 at 2:38 pm

      seven inches in Lexington Park great job weather forcasters with a forecast of 1-3 inches. Kind of like the 4-6 inches we were forecasted to get last week.