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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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August 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Cautions Residents as Temps Expected to Top 93 Degrees Tuesday

 The National Weather Service expects the heat index to hit 100 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday in the D.C. metro area. Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday from  11 a.m. to 7 p.m. In addition to the high temperatures expected Tuesday, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments has issued a Code Orange air quality alert for […]

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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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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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July 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Another Hot Day on Tap, Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued

It’s going to be another hot and humid day in Montgomery County and a Code Orange air quality alert has been issued for the entire Washington, D.C. metro region. According to the National Weather Service, a Code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups […]

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May 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 17, in Montgomery County

1. Heat Wave: The National Weather Service is predicting the start of some hot days with temperatures expected to rise into the 90s today. A code orange air quality alert has also been issued for Montgomery County. 2. Assignment Education: Farmland and Ronald McNair elementary schools will be honored today by State Superintendent Karen Salmon as part of her […]

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June 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 11th, in Montgomery County

It is going to be steamy out there today! Here are five things to know today, June 11th, in Montgomery County: 1. Air Quality Alert: Be careful. It is a code orange air quality alert day today. 2. Homicide Investigation: Montgomery County Police have a suspect in custody for a homicide that happened in Silver Spring yesterday. 3. […]

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