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May 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Warns of Severe Weather Tuesday with a Flash Flood Watch

It’s going to be a rainy Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 3 p.m. Tuesday through 1 a.m. Wednesday. According to the NWS, thunderstorms are expected in late afternoon Tuesday. Heavy rainfall and lightning with the potential for high winds and hail may occur. Heavy […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 6:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Poolesville and Darnestown. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has […]

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April 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Freeze Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freeze warning for some areas of Montgomery County Saturday morning from 2 to 9 a.m. The warning includes Germantown and Damascus in Montgomery County. A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other vegetation. Temperatures are expected in the lower 30 […]

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April 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: National Weather Service Issues Freeze Warning for Friday

Update: The National Weather Service canceled the freeze watch issued earlier today and has issued a freeze warning for the region from 2 to 9 a.m. Friday. As temperatures dip below 32 degrees, the National Weather Service has a issued a freeze watch for the Washington D.C. region until Friday morning. Lower temperatures can have a […]

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April 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Freeze Warning for Montgomery County

Cover your outdoor plants! The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for Montgomery County, effective from midnight to 9 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the NWS warning, temperatures will be in the lower 30 degrees tonight with lows in the upper 20s Tuesday night. A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly […]

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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 10:30 a.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, heavy rain is falling across the area. Up to two inches have already fallen and more rain is expected. The locations that may experience flooding are Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Aspen […]

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April 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Spring Taking a Break as Cold Temperatures Move Across Region

It’s the second week of spring but it may feel like winter as colder temperatures move across the region over the weekend. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to drop in the 30s Saturday with a chance of rain and snow earlier in the day. Lows for Saturday night are expected to […]

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April 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Wind Advisory Could Impact Wednesday’s Commute

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Montgomery County which could impact Wednesday’s commute home. According to the advisory, wind gusts up to 60 mph are likely until 7:00 p.m. “When there are high winds like this, things can fall down,” Jeremy Geiger, meteorologist for the National Weather Service, said. “We are […]

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April 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Spring Snow Expected Early Monday, Lasting Through Morning Commute

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for our area from 2 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, April 2. The Service said rain will change to a wet snow early Monday morning. We may get up to one to 2 inches of wet snow in Northwest Montgomery County. The service expects the snow may […]

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March 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather in the Forecast During First Few Days of Spring

The first day of spring may be marked on the calendar to begin Mar. 20, but residents should expect winter weather instead of warmer temperatures. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday due to a snow and rain mix on the forecast. Snow is expected to begin Tuesday afternoon and […]

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