The City of Gaithersburg issued the following announcement:
The City of Gaithersburg is closed today. With more severe weather expected throughout the day, the City is joining with Montgomery County and the federal government in closing offices to keep people off of the roads. All City facilities are closed to the public and all activities are cancelled. Essential employees should report to work.
Gaithersburg has issued a Snow Emergency. Mandatory removal of cars from snow emergency routes and cul-de-sacs is in effect during the snow emergency. Failure to comply could result in ticketing or towing. The City will be strictly enforcing NO PARKING DURING SNOW EMERGENCY throughout the event.
To report trees down in City roadways and on public property, residents should call 301-258-6370. Call 911 if live wires are involved, or if the tree has trapped someone or is blocking a roadway or a structure.