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August 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Potomac, North Potomac, Redland, Darnestown, Derwood, Cabin John and Washington Grove. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Power outages may […]

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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Monday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Monday from noon to 10 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A flash flood watch is in effect from Noon […]

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July 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

More Rain Expected Friday as NWS Issues a Flash Flood Watch

The rain is expected to return Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 3 p.m. Friday through the evening. According to the NWS, showers and thunderstorms are expected late this afternoon and evening.he afternoon. Heavy rainfall and lightning are likely to occur. Flash flooding […]

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July 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Heavy Rainfall Expected Ahead of Tuesday’s Afternoon Commute

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook warning for the Washington D.C. area this evening. According to NWS, commuters can expect severe thunderstorms and damaging wind gusts this evening. Officials also warn that the heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, and are urging drivers to use caution heading home Tuesday. Be […]

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July 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Temperatures Expected to Drop Following Record High Heat, Experts Say

There’s no doubt that it’s been a hot humid week in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. If it seems like temperatures are not dropping at night, then you’re on to something. According to meteorologists from the National Weather Service,  temperatures at night have set a new record-high.  At Dulles International Airport, the low on Independence […]

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July 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Heat Wave to Continue Tuesday for Montgomery County as NWS Issues Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued another Heat Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from noon until 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 3. Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid- to upper-90’s. Heat values may reach up to 109 degrees, according to the NWS. A Heat Advisory means that a period of high temperatures is expected. […]

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June 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the region from noon until 8 p.m. Monday, due to heat index values up to 105 degrees. A heat advisory means that a period of high temperatures is expected.  According to the National Weather Service, the combination of high temperatures and high humidity can create situations […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Thunderstorms Expected Thursday as NWS Issues a Flash Flood Watch

It’s going to be a rainy Thursday. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 2 p.m. Thursday through Friday at 2 a.m. According to the NWS, light showers are expected Thursday morning, with thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Heavy rainfall and lightning are likely to occur. […]

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May 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County, Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood warning until 9:30 p.m. and a severe thunderstorm warning  until 4:15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, thunderstorms are producing heavy rain across the area. The locations that may experience storms and flooding are White Oak, Takoma Park, and Silver Spring. Remember, turn […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 4:15 p.m. for Montgomery County. 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. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter […]

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