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August 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County Continues Through Saturday Morning

Update, Aug. 3: The National Weather Service has extended the flash flood watch through Saturday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County, as the county just completed the wettest July since 1945. The NWS forecast lasts through Friday morning with “multiple rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall will […]

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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 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

More Rain Headed Toward Montgomery County

Potential for Flash Flooding Lasts Till Midnight Potential for more flash flooding this PM thru midnight. Rain not as widespread as Saturday, but targeted spots may get repetitive bouts of heavy showers/t-storms. Stay weather-ready & ready to act. Also some flooding is still ongoing in spots, turn around-don't drown. pic.twitter.com/YJQAJVI5gu — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) July […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Summer Weather Tips: Preparing for Severe Storms and Hurricanes

Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts June 1, 2018 Did you know that Friday marks the official start of the summer storm and hurricane season? The Atlantic Hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30. The Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) joins the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the National Weather […]

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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 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 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective from now through 7 p.m. There is a chance of large hail, strong winds and lightning. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Montgomery County until 7:00 PM on Thursday 5/10/18. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening […]

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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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September 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rain Poses Biggest Threat to Drivers, Here’s What You Should Know

As residents in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas  prepare for Hurricane Irma, Maryland emergency officials are urging residents to plan ahead for the tropical storm’s impact throughout the region. The latest info on #Irma. Now is the time to prepare for flooding. Check your local weather alerts. #MDPrepares #NatlPrep https://t.co/slONzu9M6A — MarylandResponds/OPR (@MarylandOPR) September 8, […]

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August 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 29, in Montgomery County

Below are five things to know today, Aug. 29, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Rainy Day:  Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. There’s rain in the forecast, and it will be breezy. Most of this evening should be dry. Rain moving in after midngt. Rain, wind gusts up to 25 mph Tue, continuing into […]

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