Wednesday, February 10, 2010


Here is some important information. Consult the County website at for updates.

Useful phone numbers:

Emergencies and to report "hot" or sparking wires, especially those across roadways, call 9-1-1 (do not use for plowing questions);

Non-emergency, Police 301-279-8000;

Snow removal problems or downed trees 240-777-6000; email;

Power outages, call your power provider: PEPCO at 1-877-737-2662, Allegheny Power at 1-800-255-3443 or Baltimore Gas and Electric at 1-877-778-2222;

Four-wheel drive volunteers 240-777-2600; email

Shelter information/transportation 240-777-6000;

Damaged mailboxes (standard boxes) report 240-777-6000; damaged non-standard mailbox, call 240-777-8920

Residents concerned about the safety and well-being of children, elderly individuals or adults with disabilities, call the County's Crisis Center 240-777-4000.

Web sites:

County plowing policies and plans (pdf).

street missed by County plows, the County's Snow Operations.

general snow information,


Richard Montgomery High School, 250 Richard Montgomery Dr. in Rockville, remains open. Transport to the center is being handled by volunteers with four-wheel drive vehicles and by Maryland National Guard members.

Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center, 2450 Lyttonsville Rd., Silver Spring and Seneca Valley High School, 19401 Crystal Rock Dr., Germantown.

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