Environment

January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

National Weather Service Issues Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County

Update: The advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. Original post: The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a dense fog advisory for Montgomery County until 8 a.m. Wednesday. Areas of dense fog will reduce visibility making driving dangerous. Motorists should be aware that when encountering a patch of dense fog visibility will be […]

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January 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés Joins Relief Chefs in Puerto Rico After Earthquake

Chef José Andrés of Bethesda has once again activated his team of relief chefs at World Central Kitchen to respond to the aftermath of the earthquake in Puerto Rico. Andrés developed World Central Kitchen as a nonprofit that offers free meals to areas struck by natural disasters. World Central Kitchen has sent relief chefs to […]

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January 7, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

First Snow of 2020 Makes FOX5’s Sue Palka ‘Ridiculously Giddy’

The first snow of the year – and decade – has begun. Montgomery County schools have already been let out early. Many after-school and evening events have been canceled. These are the kind of days that meteorologists dream about. It’s their Super Bowl. Sue Palka, the dean of TV weather prognosticators in the DMV, is […]

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January 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Effect Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday in Montgomery County from noon to 7 p.m. NWS says that Tuesday afternoon, snow is expected as early as noon with the heaviest snowfall happening between 3 and 6 p.m. Snow accumulations between one to three inches is possible. Winter Weather Advisory has […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Extreme Cold Plan Activated in Montgomery County

Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a hypothermia alert from Tuesday at 6 p.m. until Wednesday at 6 p.m. A hypothermia alert is issued when forecasted temperatures, and or wind chill, fall below 32 degrees. Hypothermia and frostbite are likely to occur. People can call the police non-emergency number to report animals and […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

National Weather Service Issues Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a dense fog advisory for Montgomery County until 4 p.m. Tuesday. Areas of dense fog will reduce visibility making driving dangerous. Motorists should be aware that when encountering a patch of dense fog visibility will be reduced to less than one-quarter mile. The NWS advises motorists to slow down, […]

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December 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a dense fog advisory for Montgomery County until midnight Friday. Areas of dense fog will reduce visibility making driving dangerous. Motorists should be aware that when encountering a patch of dense fog visibility will be reduced to less than one-quarter mile. The NWS advises motorists to slow down, […]

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December 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Effect Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Wednesday in Montgomery County from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. NWS says that after midnight, rain showers are expected to mix with and change to snow. Expect snow accumulations to accumulate between 1 to 2 inches, “with isolated totals of 3 inches possible for […]

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November 8, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

It Ain’t Quite Snowmageddon but First Flurries Seen in the County

Multiple cities in the county have seen their first traces of snow Friday. Germantown, Gaithersburg and even here in Rockville at MCM saw some minor flurries in the morning. Check out this video and you’ll need to really, really squint to see the flakes. No more snow is reported in the forecast for the foreseeable […]

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November 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter is Coming: MCDOT Announces Sustainable Snow Removal Efforts

Snow removal is about to get more environmentally friendly in Montgomery County. At Montgomery County’s annual Snow Summit event on Wednesday, County Executive Marc Elrich and Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) officials announced environmental advances made for handling the snow for the winter 2019-2020 season. Elrich announced that this snow season, MCDOT will experiment […]

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