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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, effective from midnight tonight to 4 p.m. Saturday. According to the advisory, accumulations of snow are expected from one to three inches. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow may cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibility, […]

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April 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

DOT Crews Sweep Roads of Debris and Dirt

Department of Transportation crews are sweeping up 4,000 miles of residential roadways beginning today in Montgomery County. The sweeping removes abrasives and other debris left behind from the winter season. This annual, spring cleaning program is designed to improve the appearance and safety of county roads. “MCDOT is committed to serving the public in a […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 14, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are five things to know today, March 14, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain until 2 p.m. in Montgomery County. The Winter Storm Warning has been canceled. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency because of the […]

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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency in Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed an Executive Order tonight declaring a state of emergency in Maryland in response to the winter storm which could bring significant amounts of snow to areas across the state. “Our state is taking every precaution and coordinating all available resources to respond to this winter storm,” said Hogan. “We […]

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March 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Montgomery County, effective from Monday evening thru Tuesday afternoon. According to the weather advisory, there is a potential for five or more inches of snow within 12 hours. Some places may see significantly higher amounts of accumulation. A winter storm watch means there is […]

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February 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Northwest Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for northwest Montgomery County, effective from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday. According to the advisory, accumulations of snow are expected from one to three inches. Winds are expected between 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. A winter weather advisory means that […]

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February 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Groundhog Day! Will Punxsutawney Phil, the celebrity groundhog, see his shadow? According to legend, if it’s sunny and he sees his shadow that means six more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t see his shadow, then an early spring is on the way. […]

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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Fire Safety: Dispose of Fireplace Ashes Safely (VIDEO)

It’s already been a busy year for firefighters when it comes to house fires. “We can almost predict this every season,” said Pete Piringer, a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. “When we have cold weather people are using their fireplaces and heating systems. Heating is the number one cause of fire.” […]

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December 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Family of Sarah and Jacob Hoggle have released age progression photos of the children on FindJacobFindSarah Facebook page. The children went missing from their Clarksburg home more than two years ago. 2. The Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center opens today. 3. Montgomery County […]

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County

Today is the first day of winter. Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Gift of Life: The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in honor of fallen police officer Noah Leotta today at Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg. 2. Street Beat:  The State Highway Administration is […]

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