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Weather CenterOffice and Program Status

Find out in real time if County office buildings and programs are open and operating in the event of inclement weather or a crisis incident.


Severe Weather and Closing Information

Baltimore County Government



Baltimore County general government offices are operating on a normal schedule. Any exceptions for specific agencies or programs will be noted in the chart below.


In an Emergency, Call 911

If you have a necessary, but non-emergency medical need, please call 410-887-2222 and speak to the officer on duty for further information.

Department and Program Closings


Recreation Centers

All programs and activities are operating on a normal schedule with the exception of all activities being canceled at Sparks Elementary School Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25 due to water and plumbing issues.


Trash and Recycling Drop-Off Centers

All three drop-off centers are currently in service with normal operating hours (including the usual holiday schedule). Yard material brought to County drop-off centers for recycling must be contained in paper bags or no bags at all. Yard materials in plastic bags will no longer be accepted.


Trash and Recycling Collection

Trash, recycling and yard material collections are running normally; please follow your regularly-scheduled collection days for all materials (including the usual holiday schedule). Residents are reminded that each of the six collection holidays throughout the year follow a "slide" make-up schedule.  The first round of 2024 bulk item collections runs from January 2 through June 28; check your schedule to find your specific assigned bulk day.


Senior Centers

Senior Centers are operating on a normal schedule.



CountyRide is in full service.

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Public Library

Visit the Baltimore County Public Library website for all branch closing information.


Animal Services

All Baltimore County Animal Services facilities are open and operating normally.


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Public Schools

Visit the Baltimore County Public Schools website for all school closing information.



Circuit Court

The Circuit Court for Baltimore County is operating on a normal schedule.

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Policies and Additional Information

See Baltimore County's Severe Weather and Closing Policies for additional information regarding agency closures and the County's procedure for notifying the public.

If you are a Baltimore County government employee, please review the Employee Inclement Weather Policy.


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