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March 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 1st, in Montgomery County: 1. Keep an eye on the sky. Severe storms are in the forecast. 2. A new report ranks the state of Maryland as the number eight “best” state in the country. 3. The Confederate Soldier statue is moving from Courthouse Square in Rockville to […]

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September 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Pepco Employee Injured While Working on Transformer (VIDEO)

A Pepco employee was injured on the job Wednesday night while working on a transformer in the Leisure World area. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer tells us more about this incident in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Pepco has released the following statement about the employee’s injuries: “On 9/7/2016, a Pepco employee […]

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August 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County from 4 p.m. today until 3 a.m. on Friday, August 18. According to the NWS, thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected today and tonight. Rainfall rates of one to two inches per hour are possible. Flash flooding may occur on small […]

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July 5, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, July 5, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, July 5th, in Montgomery County: 1. Make sure to grab an umbrella today, rain and thunderstorms are in the forecast. 2. Trust, the Bald Eagle, who was rescued by two Montgomery County Police officers in March has fully recovered from her injuries and is flying in […]

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June 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch from 5 p.m. today thru 6 a.m. on Friday for Montgomery County. According to the NWS, thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected today and tonight. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Be prepared and continue monitoring […]

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February 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. It’s going to be a rainy Wednesday. Because of the wet weather, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Montgomery County, effective from 10 a.m. today to 1 a.m. tomorrow. 2. […]

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July 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

Chance for Hazardous Weather This Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook warning for most areas of Montgomery County this evening. According to NWS, severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts are also expected. Thunderstorms may also produce heavy rain and localized flooding tonight. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may […]

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June 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Strong Storms Pound Montgomery County, Trees Downed

Thousands of Montgomery County residents were left in the dark last night as severe thunderstorms moved across Montgomery County downing trees and power lines Tuesday evening. According to Pepco online outage maps, at the height of the storm over 12,000 customers in Montgomery County were without power.  On Wednesday morning, 89 Pepco customers in Montgomery […]

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June 8, 2015 | Krista Brick

Chance for Hazardous Weather This Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook warning for most areas of Montgomery County this evening. Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening, according to NWS. Severe threats are damaging wind gusts and large hail and the possibility of isolated tornadoes. Thunderstorms may also produce heavy rain and localized flooding tonight. […]

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April 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for MoCo

Wet weather is moving into our area today. In fact, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood watch for Montgomery County from now thru 10 a.m. on Monday morning. According to the NWS advisory, heavy rain will move into the area Sunday and Monday. Rainfall totals are expected around 1.5 inches. Residents may […]

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