07 December 2012
Fort Detrick Inclement Weather Information

When the weather conditions take a turn for the worst it is important to stay on top of weather delays and closures.Fort Detrick is committed to the safety of those who work on the installation and aims to make frequent and timely updates when severe weather conditions arise.

In the event of bad weather your first resource is always the Fort Detrick website. Delay and closure information posted on the website is the most up-to-date and current information available.

Bookmark http://www.detrick.army.mil/ so that you can quickly and easily check the operational statusof Fort Detrick when the threat of bad weather looms.

TheFort Detrick Garrison Facebook and Twitter pages are another frequently updated location.

Another resource is the weather hotline.

There are twonumbers that connect you with the weather hotline.

* 301-619-7611

* 800-256-7621

Finally there are several local radio and television stationsthat run Fort Detrick delays and closures in addition to local school delays and closures.


* WBAL - Channel 11 - Baltimore, Md.

* WHAG - Channel 25 - Hagerstown, Md.

* WGAL - Channel 8 - Harrisburg, Pa.

* WUSA - Channel 9 - Washington, DC


* WARK - AM 1490 - Hagerstown, Md

* WEPM - AM 1340 - Martinsburg, W.Va.

* WTHU - AM 1450 - Thurmont, Md.

* WFMD - AM 930 - Frederick , Md.

Posted by PAO

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