Kent County Government

Office of Emergency Services/911


104 Vickers Drive, Unit D
Chestertown, Maryland 21620

Tel: 410-778-7458
Fax: 410-778-4601

General E-mail:

Winter Storm Warning
17Mar14 1201hrs

The Snow Emergency Plan has been lifted for Kent County as of 12 noon.

Latest and last update for this event:

Good Morning,

Our last conference call with NWS-Mt. Holly and MEMA has given us the following information:

- Winter Storm Warning in effect until noon (may be lifted sooner)
- Snow Emergency Plan in effect for Kent County
- Could see up to 1" more of snow between now and this afternoon
- Light snowfall will continue until this afternoon
- Winds 10-15mph, Gusts up to 20mph
- Watch high tides today for possible minor tidal flooding
- Temperatures in the mid to upper 20s
- Slippery travel will continue for awhile on untreated roads
- Rest of the week high temperatures will range low 40s to high 50s
- Rest of week low temperatures will range in low to mid 30s
- Watch the re-freezing during the evening hours

Here is what we know so far about closings:

-Kent County Public Schools are closed to students, with liberal leave for offices. Essential personnel are to report as scheduled
-Kent County Government closed, essential personnel are to report as scheduled.
-Kent County Circuit Court Closed
-Kent County District Court Closed
-Kent County Public Library Closed
-State Government offices closed until noon, liberal leave in effect from noon until end of day shift. Emergency essential personnel to report as scheduled.
-Washington College is closed.
-Federal Government closed in the DC area emergency and tele-work ready personnel must follow their agency policies.

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The Kent County Office of Emergency Services(OES) is the coordinating agency for the emergency response for day-to-day emergencies and natural and technological hazards such as fires, floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, winter storms, chemical releases and terrorism incidents. The agency provides:

The Kent County OES welcomes visitors to their facility during business and evening hours. They offer a brief orientation program and tour of the facility. To schedule a visit, please call 410-778-7458. The OES is located in the basement of the Detention Center Complex. Enter under the orange canopy at the Sheriff's Department and proceed downstairs.

Kent County OES personnel work closely with a wide variety of organizations. Listed below are links to some of these organizations: