MCPS Schools Opening Two-Hours Delayed
Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late today, January 21, 2016, due to emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule.
Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at 10:30 a.m. or earlier are canceled. Administrative offices are open on time. Day care programs in school buildings will remain open as scheduled.
MCPS said that final exams will continue as planned on a two-hour delay.
Montgomery College has also announced that it will open on at 10:00 am this morning.
The National Weather Service has released a weather statement saying that icy conditions will continue across the region this morning.
“Temperatures across the region dropped to around 20 degrees early this morning and icy conditions are possible in areas that received snow Wednesday evening,” said the NWS. “Temperatures are expected to stay below freezing the morning and icy conditions will continue this morning especially on untreated roadways.”