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Due to inclement weather forecasts and decreasing temperatures potentially freezing roadways, Charles County Public Schools canceled all afternoon and evening activities.

The school system cited the National Weather Service’s hazardous weather outlook which indicates Charles County will experience temperatures in the single digits later this evening and into Tuesday. NWS has issued a wind chill advisory for tonight through Tuesday evening.

Students are reminded to dress appropriately in extreme weather conditions.

School system spokeswoman Katie O’Malley-Simpson said the decision to cancel after school activities was made in anticipation of much lower temperatures and the potential for freezing roadways.

She said staff will meet at 3 p.m. to discuss any decision for Tuesday.

For more information, go to, or call the schools’ 24-hour information line at 301-934-7410 for the most up-to-date school closing information.

Warming centers available to the public

Charles County public buildings listed below are open during regular business hours for use by residents as warming centers during the cold weather from Monday through Wednesday:

Capital Clubhouse, 3033 Waldorf Market Place, Waldorf: Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Department of Community Services, 8190 Port Tobacco Road, Port Tobacco: Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Port Tobacco Community Center, 8190 Port Tobacco Road, Port Tobacco: Open 6 to 9 p.m.

Nanjemoy Community Center, 4375 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy: Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Charles County Public Library branches: Open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Richard R. Clark Senior Center, 1210 Charles St., La Plata: Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.