Snow Emergency Update #6

| December 20, 2009 | 4 Comments

News For You As You Dig Out Of The Snowstorm

Official Snowfall Totals

National Weather Service official snowfall totals. (Subject to change as readings come in)

GLEN BURNIE 22.5Snowstorm December 2009 Annapolis (68)EDIT
CROFTON 21.0
BALT-WASH INTL ARPT 21.0
ANNAPOLIS 20.8
OWINGS 20.0
GREEN HAVEN 19.9
GAMBRILLS 18.0
MILLERSVILLE 18.0
PAROLE 17.0
RIVA 15.0

Cancellations & Notes

The Capital will publish the Sunday paper on Monday.

The Ravens are scheduled to play at 4:15pm. The Bears arrived around 11:00pm last night. MTA is expecting regular Light Rail and Metro Subway service.  Crews are clearing parking lots and platforms but fans should anticipate reduced parking due to snow accumulation. For Light Rail riders, overflow parking is available at the BWI Business District and Warren Road Light Rail stops.

Anne Arundel County Schools are still open for Monday, subject to change.

County and City officials still want people off the roads so they can be cleared.

The Annapolis Mall is open from 8:00am to 11:00pm today.

Marley Station Mall is open from 11:00am to 6:00pm.

Arundel Mills Mall is open from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Slots parlor is still closed!

Local non-mall stores–call to see if they are open.

Anne Arundel County has a good page on their website detailing snow removal and what you can do to help the County get to your street as soon as possible. There is also an online snow removal inquiry form.

BWI Airport. The airport is open for arrivals and departures. Schedules have been impacted and there are still many delays and cancellations. Call you carrier to check on the status of any arriving or departing flights.

AMTRAK. Trains are running, but expect delays.

The MTA is operating on regular schedule with diversions and delays due to street conditions. Bus service on secondary roads and side streets will be limited until plowing is completed.

Annapolis Transit. They shut down operations yesterday completely and we are unable to ascertain if it is up and running.

Annapolis City. The snow emergency remains in effect until further notice. The Department of Public Works has a goal to have reached and cleared all emergency snow routes (PDF) and snow connector routes (PDF) by the end of Sunday, December 20, 2009. The goal for secondary roads is to begin clearing them on early Monday morning and this process could take an additional 1 to 2 days.

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

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