Hogan Urges ‘Common Sense’ for Trick-or-Treating

Update (3:35 p.m.): 

NWS Issues Tornado Watch Halloween Until Midnight

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31, until midnight.

Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security urges people to take shelter if the alert changes to a tornado warning. The office also suggests trick-or-treaters should start early tonight before the weather becomes severe.

The Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang estimates that the storm will begin in Montgomery County between 8 to 9:30 p.m.; they suggest trick-or-treaters in the Rockville area go inside by 8 p.m. In a Twitter thread, the Capital Weather Gang offered more details about the tornado watch:

Upon news of the tornado watch, Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted, “As you and your family make trick-or-treating plans, please use common sense, follow your local forecast, and be safe.”

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Halloween Weather Forecast May Bring Dangerous Storms

Some scary weather may be heading our way for Halloween.

According to the National Weather Service, there’s a possibility of dangerous weather in the area on Thursday. Those who plan on trick-or-treating during the evening hours on Halloween should be on alert for damaging wind gusts, possible tornadoes, and heavy rain.

During the day expect it to be cloudy with likely showers. Highs around 73°F with a 70 percent chance of rain.

Thursday evening, expect it to be windy with rain showers. Lows around 44°F with a 100 percent chance of rain.

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