NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm WatchThe National Weather Service has issued a severs thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County this afternoon and evening.
The primary threat with these storms could include heavy rain, large hail, lightning and isolated tornadoes. Those with outdoor plans should monitor the skies and be prepared for threatening weather.
A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe storms in and close to the watch area.
Pepco officials say they are monitoring the storms as well.
We are closely monitoring potential severe storm activity which could produce strong damaging wind gusts, lightning and heavy rain.
— Pepco (@PepcoConnect) July 14, 2014