The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 3,15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Redland, Great Falls, Boyds, Wheaton-Glenmont, Wheaton, and Clarksburg.
Winds may gust up to 60 mph and may cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed trees. Power outages may occur.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Germantown MD, Rockville MD, Gaithersburg MD until 3:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/JBMCjPp4Bc
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) August 27, 2021
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur with this storm. Outdoor activities should be postponed until this storm passes. Expect large hail and damaging winds. More info:https://t.co/iQFoyrWewq #MDwx
— MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) August 27, 2021