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July 18, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta sobre temperaturas peligrosas hasta el domingo

El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología ha emitido una alerta de calor excesivo para el Condado de Montgomery y las áreas circundantes desde la mañana del viernes hasta la tarde del domingo. Se espera que las temperaturas escalen hasta los tres dígitos. El índice de calor, que influye en la humedad, puede alcanzar de 110 a […]

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July 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

The Heat is On: Dangerous Temperatures Through Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Montgomery County and surrounding areas from Friday morning through Sunday evening. It is going to be a scorcher with temperatures expected to climb to triple digits. The heat index, which factors in the humidity, may reach as high as 110 to 115 degrees each […]

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July 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage and damaging winds. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New School Board Appointments Include Damascus Principal

The Montgomery County Board of Education made new Montgomery County Public Schools leadership appointments, including confirming Kevin Yates as the new principal of Damascus High School. Yates, who was previously the principal intern at Julius West Middle School, started serving as the acting principal of Damascus on May 13. He was immediately appointed to the […]

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July 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County Includes Bethesda and Silver Spring

UPDATE 10:22 a.m.: The National Weather Service has expanded the flash flood warning to include Silver Spring and Bethesda.  The warning now extends until 1:45 p.m. for Montgomery County. According to the warning, widespread flash flooding has been reported in the county. Three to six inches of rain fell in the I-20 corridor and surrounding […]

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June 27, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Explore County History, Culture and Beauty During Annual Heritage Days

Montgomery County’s history comes alive as Heritage Montgomery holds their annual “Heritage Days” this weekend to educate the public about the historic landmarks throughout the County. The annual two-day event held the last weekend of June gives visitors the opportunity to discover more than 40 different sites representing the history, culture, and natural beauty of […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Damascus Man Helps Ocean City Crew Catch 900-Pound Marlin

A Damascus man was part of an Ocean City-based fishing crew that caught a record-breaking marlin at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City, N.C. over the weekend. Todd Dickerson aided the Top Dog crew in catching a marlin so big, it not only made them “Top of the World” in the tournament, […]

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June 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: NWS Cancels Flash Flood Watch for Monday

The National Weather Service Cancels Flash Flood Watch Update: The flash flood watch has been canceled for Montgomery County. UPDATE: The NWS has cancelled the Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County. More Info: https://t.co/ZaVevLo2qm #MdWx #MoCo https://t.co/ErtgDAJqZy — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) June 17, 2019   Original post: The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued […]

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May 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 31 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 31 and here is a rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commencements: Four schools hold graduation ceremonies today. Damascus High School will hold its ceremony at 9 a.m. at the school. Magruder High School will graduate the Class of 2019 at 10 a.m. at DAR Constitution Hall. […]

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May 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

Man Dies After Car Strikes Tree, Catches Fire in Damascus

Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal single- vehicle collision that happened on Sunday evening in Damascus. Officers responded to Laytonsville Road just north of Hawkins Creamery Road where they found a vehicle on fire that had hit a large tree. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as 21 year old Aaron Michael […]

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