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September 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Tuesday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Heat Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from noon until 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 4. Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid-90’s, and it will feel even hotter. Heat values may reach up to 105 degrees, according to the NWS. A Heat Advisory means that a period […]

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July 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from noon until 8 p.m. Monday. Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid- to upper-90’s, and it will feel even hotter. Heat values may reach up to 105 degrees, according to the NWS. A Heat Advisory means that a period of […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Summer Weather Tips: Preparing for Severe Storms and Hurricanes

Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts June 1, 2018 Did you know that Friday marks the official start of the summer storm and hurricane season? The Atlantic Hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30. The Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) joins the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the National Weather […]

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July 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Heat Wave Continues in Montgomery County, Heat Advisory Issued

UPDATED Today is going to be another hot one. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday. Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid-90’s, and it will feel even hotter. Heat values may reach up to 107 degrees, according to the NWS. […]

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May 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

MCASAC Shares Dog Story on Social Media in Hopes of Finding Owner

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is turning to social media to get the word out about a female dog that was found in the Lockwood Drive area of Silver Spring on Sunday. Katherine Zenzano, a spokesperson for MCASAC, said some passersby walking in the 11000 block of Lockwood Drive found the dog and […]

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September 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective late Wednesday night thru Friday morning. According to the NWS, widespread rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected and the potential exists for flash flooding of small streams, creeks and urban areas. FLASH FLOOD WATCH for MoCo beginning 6 […]

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August 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County from 4 p.m. today until 3 a.m. on Friday, August 18. According to the NWS, thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected today and tonight. Rainfall rates of one to two inches per hour are possible. Flash flooding may occur on small […]

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June 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch from 5 p.m. today thru 6 a.m. on Friday for Montgomery County. According to the NWS, thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected today and tonight. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Be prepared and continue monitoring […]

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October 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

Consumer Alert: New Towing Law (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection (OCP)  investigates and solves consumer complaints. In this consumer alert, OCP Director Eric Friedman provides important information about towing practices in the county: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Contact Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection by phone at 240.777.3636.

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September 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

A Montgomery County Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP)  investigates and solves consumer complaints. In this consumer alert, OCP Director Eric Friedman provides important information about a deceptive letter that you may have received: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Related:

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