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June 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Heavy Rains Expected During Tuesday’s Commute

Public safety officials are urging residents to use caution when heading home during Tuesday’s evening commute as the region experiences heavy rains. The National Weather Services has issued  a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the Washington D.C. and surrounding areas until 8:00 p.m. Residents should expect hail the size of pennies, wind gusts up to 60 […]

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March 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, March 21 in Montgomery County: 1. Winter Weather Advisory Continues: Tuesday’s winter storm advisory continues until this evening. According to Montgomery County’s Emergency Management, residents should prepare for a major winter weather event with heavy snow. 2. MCPS School Closed: Montgomery County Public Schools will are closed today because of […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Could Impact Evening Commute

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for western Maryland and parts of D.C. due to wet snow impacting the Central Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, some surrounding areas may see a light snow with minor accumulations in the afternoon and evening. Latest radar trends pic.twitter.com/6vDZq489hR — […]

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January 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Scattered Rains, and Montgomery County Has Rough Commute

Lots of Montgomery County commuters had a rough ride into work Friday. With the rain, a number of cars collided. And Metro had track problems at the Medical Center station. New Hampshire Ave. and Midland Rd., Colesville, collision — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) January 12, 2018 Bowie Mill Road and Muncaster Mill Road, collision — Pete […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

AAA Offers Driving Tips for Icy Roads

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Monday afternoon that could likely affect the commute home for drivers. According to the advisory, drivers in Montgomery County and the Washington D.C. areas should expect freezing rain and snow from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Hazardous storms and inclement weather cause more than half […]

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April 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Motorcycle Wreck Closes I-370 During Evening Rush Hour

A motorcycle wreck on westbound I-370 closed the interstate for hours during the Thursday evening rush hour. Current situation on I-370 West – traffic at a standstill approaching motorcycle crash on the ramp to I-270 South. #MDTraffic pic.twitter.com/5v7gqpF4Sv — Danielle Deverell (@DanielleTraffic) April 27, 2017 Traffic was diverted either onto Md. 355 or to an […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ride On Expected to Run on S Service Plan

Ride On Transit Services is expected to run on the S Service Plan on Mar. 14 due to the winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), according to a news release. The S Service Plan provides service on all routes except for Route 94. Residents can expect service delays on all routes […]

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January 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Parts of Montgomery County

UPDATED The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for central and southeast portions of Montgomery County, effective until 7 a.m. Monday. According to the advisory, the steadiest snow is expected between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. and snow should end by 6 a.m. across most locations. Accumulations are expected to range from […]

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January 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Wintry Mix Expected Saturday, MCPS Activities Resume After Noon

UPDATED 1.14.17 10 a.m. The city of Gaithersburg facilities are opening at noon. Update 1/14: All City facilities will be opening at noon. Classes/programs/activities starting before noon at all sites are cancelled. — City of Gaithersburg (@GburgMD) January 14, 2017 Pavement conditions are wet and, in some spots, slick. Drivers should use caution as conditions […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Montgomery County Prepares for Snow

UPDATED Montgomery County highway crews are preparing for some snow later today. According to a post on Twitter, the Storm Operations Center is activating at 4 p.m. so crews can prepare for Winter Storm Helena. So far, the county’s winter storm information portal has not been updated. Montgomery County spokesperson Esther Bowring said crews have […]

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