A SHA snow plow works as a heavy snow begins to fall Wednesday morning.
A SHA snow plow works as a heavy snow begins to fall Wednesday morning. (Paul W. Gillespie / Capital Gazette)

The snowstorm hitting the region Wednesday closed Howard County schools and offices, as well as the county’s Circuit and District courts. Officials have prohibited parking on streets designated as snow emergency routes.

As of 10:15 a.m., there were no reported power outages or road closures, according to Bradley Tanner, a spokesman for the fire department.

Advertisement

County officials said roads have been pre-treated, but the officials still urged caution and the State Highway Administration urged people not to drive if possible.

Curb side trash and recycling are cancelled for the day and a slide schedule is in effect for the rest of the week.

Snow is expected to turn into freezing rain by 2 p.m. Heavy rain will continue until midnight.

This story will be updated.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement