Depending on how intense the storm was, plowing may follow. Call 511 or visit www. Before the storm, crews spread de-icing materials.
You're now signed up for local updates. For general information, contact the Citizen Information Hotline at 410-313-2900. Not in Ellicott City? Daily Newsletter The latest Ellicott City news delivered to your inbox every morning. Since the snow is falling after the Friday evening commute and is projected to be heaviest on Saturday, we'll be spared a rush-hour nightmare in the Baltimore metro area.
What weather forecasters predicted would only be a slight chance for a few snowflakes on Saturday morning has turned into a forecast of up to 4 inches for our area and a winter weather advisory. Where to find snow closings and cancellations? Government closings and cancellations are communicated on the Howard County website and social media, including on Facebook and Twitter. Howard County public works crews clear snow from 3,602 county roadways. State Highway Administration.
However, it can still cause problems, so you should monitor the National Weather Service's social media feeds for any updates. School closing announcements due to inclement weather are available from Howard County Public School System.
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The state has jurisdiction at intersections with state and county roads, according to Howard County government. Here's what you need to know about the snow in HoCo. During a typical snowstorm of 6 to 12 inches, the county's goal is to have roads cleared within 12 to 18 hours after the storm ends.