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Severe Weather and Closing Information


Baltimore County Government

Opening Late with Liberal Leave

County government offices will open at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, with liberal leave in effect for non-emergency or non-essential employees. Emergency/essential personnel must report.

For more information please view our Inclement Weather Policy.

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.

Real-Time Storm Information

  • The Bureau of Highways Snow Center is manned 24-hours-a-day during storms. The Snow Center coordinates between plow crews, emergency services and the community. The number at the Highways Snow Center is 410-887-3560.
  • The County's Road Closures application lists roads currently closed due to repairs, accidents, weather or other hazards.

Agency and Program Closings


Recreation Centers

All recreation activities are canceled Wednesday March 21 and Thursday March 22, 2018.


Trash and Recycling Drop-Off Centers

All three County drop-off centers, including the Eastern Sanitary Landfill in White Marsh, are open with normal operating hours.


Trash and Recycling Collection

Scheduled trash and recycling collections are occurring when and where conditions permit. Residents are asked to leave materials out until collection occurs.


Senior Centers

Senior Centers will be closed on Thursday, March 22.


County Ride

CountyRide will be closed on Thursday, March 22.

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Public Library

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


Animal Services

Due to inclement weather, Baltimore County Animal Services will open at 10:30am on Thursday, March 22nd.


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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 open and operating normally. 

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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.

Revised July 12, 2017