Montgomery County and surrounding areas are under a tornado watch until 2 p.m. Friday. The National Weather Service advises residents to be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and to take shelter if a warning is issued.
The NWS issues a watch when weather conditions may produce a severe, life-threatening weather event.
The county is also under a flash flood watch today with thunderstorms and heavy rain expected starting as early as 11 a.m. and expected to continue throughout the afternoon.
🌪️A Tornado Watch has been issued for Montgomery County until 2 PM today, May 27. Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions & be prepared to take shelter if a warning is issued #MdWx
— Montgomery Co OEMHS (@ReadyMontgomery) May 27, 2022
MoCo Weather Observation: Friday 5/27 – 6a temp 67° TODAY good chance of showers & thunderstorms, thunderstorms expected ~11a & all afternoon. High temp near 77° South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. NOTICE: Flash Flood WATCH at 11a @MontgomeryCoMD Sunset 824p pic.twitter.com/8WhHhKuewZ
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) May 27, 2022
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