Schools and government offices are closed Wednesday, as the first significant snow storm in two years made its way across the region.
Montgomery County Public Schools and their administrative offices are closed and all activities in school buildings are canceled, the school system announced.
Federal government offices in the Washington, D.C., area will be closed and non-emergency federal employees will be granted excused absences, the Office of Personnel Management said on its website.
Montgomery County goverment offices are closed. "Essential personnel should report to work," the county's website said.
Montgomery College is closed and testing deadlines will be adjusted by one day, the college's website said.
The Universities at Shady Grove also is closed.
This article was updated at 9:30 a.m.