Emergency / Weather Notices

Frederick County Government Notice

Clearing County Roads Durring Snow Storm

Frederick County Government offices and facilities are open today, February 9, 2016. Employees are on the liberal leave policy.


Weather Information
A National Weather Service WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect until February 10 at 12:00 a.m.  

Citizens should monitor local weather forecasts for emergency notices.  Link to National Weather Service


Reports from Divisions & Departments


  • Black History Month Proclamation Ceremony previously scheduled for February 9 has been postponed until February 23 at 11:00 a.m., first floor hearing room, Winchester Hall.  Details:  301-600-1100.
  • Board of Elections:  Election judge training on February 9 is canceled.  The training will be rescheduled at a future date. Details:  301-600-VOTE (8683) or visit www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/elections
  • Circuit and District Courts will operate on normal schedules.
  • County Council: Today's meeting will take place as scheduled at 4:30 p.m.  (AGENDA)
  • Frederick County Public Libraries:  All branches will operate on normal schedules.
  • Meals on Wheels:  Meal delivery canceled today.  Each recipient was contacted prior to the winter storm to make sure they had food for the day and some received shelf stable meals in advance of the storm.  Details: Department of Aging, 301-600-3523.
  • Winter Storm Jonas Recognition Ceremony previously scheduled for February 9 has been postponed until February 16 at 11:30 a.m., first floor hearing room, Winchester Hall.  Details:  301-600-1100.


Reports from Allied Organizations


American Red Cross:  Winter Storm Preparedness:  (LINK)  How to prepare for and respond to winter storms.

The City of Frederick: Tune to cable channel 99, visit www.cityoffrederick.com, or call the City Public Information Line at 301-600-1300 for updates.

Court Closings & Delays (Judiciary Information Line):  (LINK).

Frederick County Public Schools:  
Visit www.fcps.org for emergency or inclement weather updates. 

Emergency Management


Emergency Preparedness
:  Visit www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/READY for information on preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies.

Sign Up for Emergency Notifications:  Visit www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/ALERT, Frederick County's emergency notification system that allows local officials to contact you whether you are home or on the go.  Customize your account to receive alerts about emergencies that may affect home, work, school, or other areas within Frederick County. Register how you want to be alerted - cell, work, and home phones, text message, email, and more.