NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Montgomery County Wednesday

The sky over Gaithersburg on Sunday afternoon as winds pick up.

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 2:45 p.m. for  portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Great Falls, Wheaton-Glenmont, and Wheaton.

This storm may have wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and hail the size of a quarter. Significant lightning may occur with this storm. Residents are urged to seek safe shelter indoors until the storm passes and remain alert for any additional warnings.

A severe thunderstorm watch continues for Montgomery County until 8 p.m.


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