Neighborhoods Remain Snowed In; Feds Shut Down Tuesday; Snow Removal in Downtown Bethesda

Neighborhoods Remain Snowed In; Feds Shut Down Tuesday; Snow Removal in Downtown Bethesda

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning

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Many neighborhood streets remain snowed in

The county’s Highway Services division says more than 800 pieces of equipment are plowing and removing snow Tuesday morning. [Highway Services via Twitter]

County Executive Ike Leggett is set to brief the media on blizzard recovery efforts 1 p.m. Tuesday at the county’s “Bethesda Depot” on Seven Locks Road. [Montgomery County]

Council member Roger Berliner on Monday night wrote on Facebook that “we may be at the hardest part of this epic storm” and said some neighborhood streets may not be reached by plows on Tuesday. [Roger Berliner via Facebook]

Another snow day for some federal workers

Federal government offices in the region will remain closed Tuesday, though emergency and telework-ready employees likely have to work. [OPM]

No snow day for state legislators

Most members of the General Assembly showed up in Annapolis by 8 p.m. Monday for sessions of the House of Delegates and Senate. [Baltimore Sun]

Snow removal well underway in Bethesda central business district

Crews with front-end loaders and dump trucks hauled away plowed snow from streets in downtown Bethesda throughout the night and into Tuesday morning. [Twitter]

Firefighters put out roof fire at Fourth Presbyterian School in Potomac

Firefighters responded Tuesday morning to an apparent gas-fed HVAC fire on the roof of the South Glen Road building. There were no injuries. [Pete Piringer via Twitter]

Chance of rain and maybe some snow Tuesday

The high temperature will reach 42 degrees Tuesday, but there’s also a chance of rain and possibly some snow after midnight. [National Weather Service]

In case you missed it…

Major cleanup continues after historic snowstorm hits Montgomery County

School system abandoning plans for solar panel fields, including at Brickyard Road site

MoCo Restaurant Week has been extended

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