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Snow Storm Closes MoCo Schools and Federal Offices


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By Kevin O’Rourke

Extreme cold and predicted accumulations of six to ten inches of snow has cancelled snow for Montgomery County Public Schools and closed federal offices for Tuesday, February 17 extending the President’s Day Holiday Weekend for students.

Montgomery College will also be closed on Tuesday.

The Germantown area and all of Montgomery County remain under a Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service until noon Tuesday. Montgomery County has enacted a Snow Emergency Plan. The storm which is moving through the mid-Atlantic region is expected to drop as much as ten inches of snow as temperatures remain in the mid-teens to low 20s.

While schools are closed Tuesday and there is couple of inches of snow on the ground already,