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Weather conditions cancel after-school activities, sports Monday in Prince George's schools

By Melanie Dzwonchyk, mdzwonchyk@tribune.com

1:23 PM EDT, October 7, 2013

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With an eye on the threat of severe weather this afternoon, Prince George's County Public Schools officials have canceled today's after-school activities, including sports practices. Aftercare, however, is not canceled and will be provided as regularly scheduled.

Earlier today, the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for parts of Maryland, including Prince George's County. The watch was canceled in Howard County but remains in effect in Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties through 5 p.m. tonight.

A tornado watch is issued when local weather conditions are favorable for tornados or severe thunderstorms.