Severe Thunderstorm & Flash Flood Warning Issued for MoCo
UPDATED The tornado watch has expired but a severe thunderstorm and flash flood warning has been issued for Montgomery County.
Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reports several vehicles are stranded in high water and water rescues are ongoing.
Firefighters have been dispatched to several house fires that may have been ignited by lightning.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for Montgomery County effective immediately until 9 p.m.
Be prepared. Tornadoes can form from severe thunderstorms with little or no advanced warning. Know your safe room in your home, at school, and at work. Do not use highway overpasses as shelters. Remain alert for the issuance of warnings.