Advancing snowstorm forces early dismissal in Prince George's County.
Prince George's County Public Schools will be dismissing two hours early on account of an approaching snowstorm. All afternoon and evening classes are also cancelled. There is one exception: the Prince George's County Public Schools Before and After School Extended Learning Program will be closing at 4 p.m. The National Weather Service is forecasting an 80 percent chance of snowfall later this afternoon, with wintry precipitation beginning after 3 p.m. and continuing into the evening.
Prince George's County Public Schools will make an announcement before 6:00 a.m. as crews work to restore power.
The following schools in Bowie may be closed tomorrow, August 31, because of power outages. PGCPS said they will make an announcement before 6:00 a.m. Wednesday. Heather Hills Elementary School Rockledge Elementary School Tall Oaks High School All other schools will be on regular schedules. Editor's Note 12:48 a.m.: This article originally reported these schools were closed, when their status is still pending. We regret the error and any confusion.