2021 | Weather

Parts of Montgomery County get 1 to 2 inches of sleet, snow

Less than an inch closer to D.C. line

Photo by Dan Schere

Parts of northern Montgomery County received 1 to 2 inches of winter precipitation Thursday, with less than an inch closer to the D.C. line, according to the National Weather Service.

Meteorologist Cody Ledbetter told Bethesda Beat Friday that northern areas of the county experienced more precipitation.

“Most of the county saw all sleet. Up in the northern part of the county, you may have seen some snow early on,” he said.

The snow and sleet had mostly tapered off by 9 a.m. Friday. Ledbetter said no more accumulation is expected.

Montgomery County Public Schools is conducting virtual lessons as scheduled Friday, and central offices are open.

School buildings remain closed, and in-person activities are canceled. Food distribution and technical services are also canceled Friday.

Montgomery County government buildings are open Friday. The county announced a revised recycling and refuse collection schedule for this week:

  • Wednesday collections are rescheduled to Friday
  • Thursday collections are rescheduled to Friday
  • Friday collections are rescheduled to Saturday
  • Yard trim collection is canceled this week and it should be set out on the next regularly scheduled collection day

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