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April 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Cicadas Already Digging Out, Their Appearance is Imminent

The cicadas that have been living underground in total darkness throughout the county for the past 17 years are expected to make their aboveground debut next week although a few already have surfaced. This cicada pictured on the right was anxious and is already creeping around a backyard in Silver Spring. Like clockwork, they Brood […]

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April 27, 2021 | Rachel Clair

If You’re a Fan of the 80’s, the Heat Is On This Week

Summer does not officially begin until June 20 but folks in the DMV will get a sneak preview this week. Ready or not, temperatures will climb into the 8o’s Tuesday through Thursday. Quite a departure from late last week when temps dipped into the 30’s. D.C.-area forecast: Spring sunshine with summer warmth the next few […]

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February 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Weather Advisory Extended as Wintry Mix Continues 

The National Weather Service (NWS) extended its winter weather advisory for parts of Montgomery County to last until 9 a.m. Tuesday. NWS said additional snow accumulation of up to two inches and ice up to one-tenth of an inch is possible for northwest, central and southeast county, as well as Washington, D.C. and parts of […]

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December 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Distribuye Comidas Para Tres Días Tras el Pronóstico de Nieve

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) proporcionarán suficientes comidas para tres días, el martes, en consideración a las inclemencias del tiempo previstas para el miércoles. El servicio de comidas se reanudará el viernes. Vea aquí una lista de sitios de comidas de MCPS. La comida se distribuye de 11:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m […]

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December 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Distributing Three Days’ Worth of Meals Ahead of Potential Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will provide enough meals for three days on Tuesday in consideration of expected inclement weather Wednesday. Meal service will resume Friday. See a list of MCPS meal sites here. Food is distributed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at many school sites, and between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at […]

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October 16, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

DC Could See An Inch of Rain Wednesday During ‘Rainfall Deficit’

As of 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Washington D.C. had received a total of .76 inches of rainfall. Capital Weather Gang reported that rain may only last for a couple of more hours, and predicts that Washington should receive one inch of rain by the end of the day.  Whoa! DC received 0.52 inches of rain in […]

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October 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Blistering October Day Puts DC in Record Books

Washington, D.C. reached its hottest October temperature ever recorded, according to Capital Weather Gang. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, temperatures hit 98 degrees. The previous record for the month was 96 degrees on Oct. 5, 1941.  This is all just nuts:* DC's high so far is 98, new Oct heat record by 2F. 40% of […]

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October 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 2 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! According to the Capital Weather Gang at The Washington Post, there’s a chance that today could be the hottest day ever on record in October in this area. Anyway, it’s Oct. 2 and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. City of Rockville Candidates Debate: Today from 1 to 2:30 […]

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December 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Is Snow in the Forecast this Weekend?

There is a small chance we may see some snow over the weekend. But don’t panic, Capital Weather Gang is only predicting flurries Friday night and again Saturday night. D.C.-area forecast: Colder weather takes control as we watch for season’s first flakes — Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) December 6, 2017 Mon, 12/4: 57?Tue, 12/5: 60?Wed, […]

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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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