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July 8, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

County Under Flash Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has announced Montgomery County under a Flash Flood Watch from Thursday afternoon until Friday morning. The county tweeted to be mindful of rain that may cause flooding in the next 24 hours.  The National Weather Service released a Hazardous Weather Outlook that includes warnings for central and southeast Montgomery County. The […]

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July 1, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Minimum Wage Increase: County Executive Marc Elrich will be joined by State and local officials, along with workers and community leaders, to celebrate the increase of the minimum wage that goes into effect today. At noon, the event will take place […]

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June 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Montgomery County Thursday 

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County beginning noon Thursday until midnight. NWS said slow-moving storms with heavy rain could potentially cause flash flooding and told residents to be prepared to act if a Flash Flood Warning is issued or if flooding is seen. According to Montgomery County Emergency […]

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June 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Under Flash Flood Watch Beginning 3 P.M. Thursday

Montgomery County is under a Flash Flood Watch from 3-10 p.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. Rain and thunderstorms are forecasted for the Baltimore-Washington region, NWS said, and some storms might be severe. A Flash Flood Watch has also been issued in Howard, Carroll, Frederick, Cecil and Harford counties and the Baltimore area. […]

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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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