Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 2, in Montgomery County

Five Things List-03UPDATED Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 2, in Montgomery County:

1. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective through Saturday night.

2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency. On Friday afternoon, Hogan rescinded that order for Montgomery and seven other counties.

3. Organizers have canceled the popular Taste of Bethesda and the Harvest Festival because of the wet weather. Check out our Weekend Planner for more local arts events.

4. It’s an early release day for Montgomery County Public Schools students.

5. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman has ordered the Gaithersburg Flag to half-staff today in honor of a former city employee who recently passed away.

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Sonya Burke

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