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September 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

More Rain Expected Thursday as NWS Issues a Flash Flood Watch

Heavy rain is expected to return Thursday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 6 p.m. through late Thursday night. According to the NWS, showers are expected late this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding may result given the saturated soil from Wednesday’s heavy rain. Runoff […]

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September 26, 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 11 p.m. There is a chance of large hail, strong winds and lightning. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of DE, DC, MD, NJ, PA, VA until 11 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/oMVVYs3LtJ — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) […]

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September 13, 2018 | Carolyn Raskauskas

Sue Palka Celebrates 33 Years With FOX5 DC

FOX5’s chief meteorologist and Montgomery County resident Sue Palka is our area’s longest-running weather forecaster. The 33-year veteran tells MyMCMedia how technology has changed over time, and why she can confidently forecast the weather for our area.

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September 12, 2018 | Carolyn Raskauskas

FOX5’s Sue Palka on How Florence Will Affect Montgomery

Sue Palka, chief meteorologist for FOX5 and Montgomery County resident, tells MyMCMedia what the county should expect from Hurricane Florence.

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September 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Florence Getting More Organized As It Heads for U.S. Coast

The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday afternoon that Hurricane Florence, packing 130 mph winds, was getting more organized and increasing in size. The earliest reasonable time that tropical-storm-force winds could arrive in the United States from #Florence is late Wednesday, and the most likely time is Thursday morning. Wednesday should be the last full day […]

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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 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Welcome to the U.S.: The Citizenship Preparation Program is a free program that will help  prepare applicants for U.S. Citizenship for the test interview and exam. The Montgomery College program occurs throughout the year, including at 6 p.m. Here […]

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August 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, Aug. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Municipal Monday: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meets starting at 7:30 p.m. One of the items on the agenda is discussion of a proposed pedestrian bridge at Great Seneca Highway and Kentlands Boulevard. 2. The Heat is On: It’s […]

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August 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 3 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, Aug. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Weather Alert: Montgomery County remains under a Flash Flood Watch through Saturday morning and more rain is in the forecast for Friday. 2. Kentlands Graffiti Update: The gang responsible for the graffiti found on a fence in Kentlands is […]

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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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