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Howard schools close as county prepares for looming snowstorm
Howard schools close as county prepares for looming snowstorm

The Howard County Public School System announced Wednesday night that schools would close Thursday, March 5, as residents braced for a snowstorm threatening to hit the region overnight Wednesday and continue through Thursday. Howard County's emergency operations center will open at midnight, according to county spokesman Andy Barth. Barth said County Executive Allan Kittleman plans to sleep at the government headquarters in Ellicott City Wednesday night. According to the National Weather Service, a winter storm warning is in effect from 10 p.m. Wednesday to 7 p.m. Thursday.  There is also a dense fog advisory from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday evening.  NWS predicts snow and...

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