2021 | Weather

Mix of rain and snow expected to continue Thursday

One inch reported in northern parts of the county overnight

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A mixture of rain and snow is expected to continue throughout the day in Montgomery County on Thursday as part of a multi-day winter weather event expected to last through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

Snow began falling in the Washington region Wednesday evening, and by Thursday morning 1 inch of snow had accumulated in Germantown, according to the weather service.

The rain/snow mix is expected to continue through early Thursday afternoon, according to the weather forecast, with snow accumulation of less than a half-inch. There is also a chance of snow Thursday evening with little to no accumulation.

A winter weather advisory from the weather service states that roads could be slippery Thursday morning, and commuters are urged to use caution.

Montgomery County Public Schools is conducting virtual learning as scheduled Thursday, but childcare and all in-person activities are delayed until 11:30 a.m., according to its website. Technology support is also delayed until 11:30 a.m.

Friday is projected to be cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, and a mixture of snow and freezing rain is likely on Saturday, according to the weather service.

Dan Schere can be reached at daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com