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September 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Turn Around, Don’t Drown: Flash Flood Warning Issued for MoCo

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Montgomery County effective until 11 a.m. today. According to the National Weather Service, up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Some of the locations expected to experience flooding include Bethesda, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Olney and Rockville. Montgomery County fire and rescue officials […]

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February 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Heavy rains may lead to flash flooding today, and several Montgomery County roads are known for flooding. Montgomery County firefighters are asking residents to be alert, and they have provided some information about what to do, and what to know, when local roads are flooding: If a flash flood warning is issued, act immediately. Don’t […]

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February 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County, which is in effect from Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. through 1 a.m. on Thursday. A low pressure system is predicted to move west of the region Wednesday night resulting in heavy rain. Flooding of smaller streams and creeks may occur. Rainfall totals […]

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June 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County from now until 6 a.m. on June 2nd. According to the watch, Monday’s showers and thunderstorms may lead to flash flooding. A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding.

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October 29, 2012 | Staff Writer

“Turn Around, Don’t Drown”

Montgomery County’s fire chief has put out a blog about roads susceptible to flooding in Montgomery County. He also warns residents to stay off the roads and to never drive through a flooded road or bridge. The rule is to “turn around – don’t drown.” ROADS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SUBJECT TO PERIODIC FLOODING:¬† Down-County Areas […]

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