UPDATED: NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

UPDATED: The National Weather Service has updated the severe thunderstorm warning to include Aspen Hill and Olney through 6:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Montgomery County until 6 p.m. Locations impacted include Bethesda, Potomac, North Bethesda, and North Potomac.

According to the NWS warning, strong winds, with gusts up to 60 mph, may blow down limbs and trees. Localized power outages are possible.

Officials say residents should not approach downed utility lines as wires may still be energized. Call 9-1-1 to report downed wires.


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