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School Delays and Closures: January 26, 2015

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A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 10 tomorrow morning for much of the listening area. Washington County and areas farther west are under a Winter Storm Warning. The total snow accumulation is likely to range between 2 inches and 6 inches for most of the listening area; Baltimore City will likely see 3 to 4 inches of snow.

Many of the region’s public schools were already scheduled to be closed to students today, but some of those that were set to be open are now changing their schedules.

Carroll County schoolsHarford County schools, and Howard County schools are now closed.

Baltimore City schools are on a 2 hour delay.

Also opening 2 hours late are schools in Washington County.

Other schedule changes are also in effect. A liberal leave policy has been put in effect for state employees; essential personnel are asked to report as scheduled. And people who work for DC offices of the federal government have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework.

"If radio were a two-way visual medium," Nathan would see WYPR listeners every weekday between 5am and 3pm. Weekday mornings, Nathan serves up the latest Maryland news and weather (interspersed with the occasional snarky comment). Nathan also does continuity breaks through the midday, adds audio flaire to Sheilah Kast's "On The Record," infrequently fills in for Tom Hall on "Midday," does all sorts of fundraising stuff, AND "additional tasks where assigned". When not at WYPR, Nathan teaches a class on audio documentary at Towson University, and spends their spare time running around Baltimore's neighborhoods and hiking around Maryland's natural areas. Before coming to WYPR, Nathan spent 8 years at WAMU in Washington -- working every job from part-time receptionist to on-air host, gaining experience in promotions, fundraising, audience analysis, and program production. They've also served as a fundraising consultant, assisting dozens of public radio stations nationwide with on-air fundraisers. Originally from rural Pennsylvania, Nathan has called Charm City home since 2005.