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October 28, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County from late Wednesday evening through Thursday evening. The remnants of Hurricane Zeta–approaching the Gulf Coast–along with an upper level low will combine to bring a soaking rain later tonight through Friday afternoon. “Heavy rainfall from Zeta could lead to some flooding of small […]

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August 13, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch until Thursday evening in Montgomery County and throughout the region. There’s a chance of slow-moving thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall. NWS officials say heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding. Potential impacts include rapid rises of water and flooded roads.  Drivers are urged to be […]

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August 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 12, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Aug. 12 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Discussion: Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will have a virtual conversation about its new draft fall reopening plan at 6:30 p.m. A virtual conversation about the draft MCPS Fall 2020 Recovery Guide will be held at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, […]

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August 7, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County Issued Through Late Friday Night

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County on Friday, which is set to begin at noon and last until late that night. According to the weather alert, the flash flood watch was issued due to “scattered slow moving showers and thunderstorms” that are expected for Friday afternoon, which […]

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August 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch For Thursday as NWS Expects Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Thursday from 2:46 a.m. to midnight. Slow moving showers and thunderstorms are forecast throughout the day and they could produce heavy rainfall. Flash flooding is possible. A flash flood watch means conditions could develop leading to flash flooding which is very dangerous. […]

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August 3, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Braces For Potential Flooding As Tropical Storm Approaches

As Tropical Storm Isaias approaches the Mid-Atlantic region, the county continues to monitor its path. Impact of the storm will be felt all along the East Coast, including here in Montgomery County, as it moves northward throughout the week, according to the National Weather Service. Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard says […]

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August 3, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Tropical Storm and Flash Flood Watch in Effect Monday Into Tuesday

Montgomery County Emergency Management announced that a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the county starting Monday and going into Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Isaias (pronounced ee-sah-EE-ahs). Additionally, a Tropical Storm Warning has been in effect since 11:00 a.m. Monday morning. Alert Montgomery says to expect significant flooding, high winds, and power outages. […]

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July 24, 2020 | Mira Varghese

National Weather Service Issued Flash Flood Watch Until 2 A.M. Friday

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Thursday night that lasted until 2 a.m. Friday. The flash flood watch was initiated after thunderstorms moved across the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area Thursday night, according to an alert issued by the National Weather Service. Although the thunderstorms have been characterized as “slow […]

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July 31, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta de Inundaciones para Hoy Hasta Horas de la Noche

El Servicio Nacional Meteorológico emite una alerta de inundación repentina El Servicio Nacional Meteorológico emitió una alerta de inundación repentina para el condado de Montgomery este miércoles desde el mediodía hasta las 8 p.m. Se pronostican lluvias y tormentas eléctricas para esta tarde y noche. Las inundaciones pueden ser mortales, y se estima que más […]

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July 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Wednesday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. Flooding kills more people every year than any other weather […]

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