flash flood

July 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Piringer Details Damage Caused by Storms

Bethesda, Potomac, Kensington and Wheaton were among local areas hit throughout the county by severe thunderstorms that left trees on homes, wires down, and some power outages on Sunday evening. 1700 block Wilmart St, Rockville, tree on a house w/wires down (just occurred this morning). No injuries. PEPCO enroute. The storms have passed but the […]

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July 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Flash Flood Watch to Start at 2 P.M. and Last Until Midnight

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch beginning at 2 p.m. Showers and thunderstorms could produce flooding over the next 24 hours, the weather service said. Torrential rainfall may lead to totals exceeding 2 inches in a short period of time. This may cause flash flooding of small streams and other poor […]

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July 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierres de carreteras en el condado durante advertencia de inundación

La advertencia de inundación repentina está vigente para el Condado de Montgomery hasta horas de la tarde de hoy lunes en algunas áreas específicas.  Los Servicios de Bomberos y Rescate han reportado múltiples cierres de carreteras debido a las inundaciones causadas por las fuertes lluvias. Se recomienda seguir las actualizaciones de Pete Piringer, MCFRS y […]

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July 8, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Road Closures During Flash Flood Warning

A flash flood warning is in effect for Montgomery County until 11:15 a.m., and until 1:45 p.m. in some areas, and the Fire and Rescue Services have reported multiple road closures due to flooding from the heavy rain. Travelers should check Pete Piringer, MCFRS, and MCDOT Highway Services’ updates on Twitter prior to traveling to […]

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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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April 18, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Friday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch in Montgomery County for Friday afternoon through late Friday night. The NWS has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County beginning noon Friday, 4/19. Expect heavy rainfall that may produce flooding within the next 24 hours. More info: https://t.co/z3IbkMzRCz #mdwx — MC Emergency […]

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September 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

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UPDATE: Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Warning for Portions of Montgomery

Update: The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Southeastern Montgomery County until 9:45 p.m Friday. Radar indicates that Silver Spring and other areas have had two inches of rain in the last 30 minutes.  A flash flood warning means that flooding is imminent. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood […]

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July 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flash Flood Watch in Montgomery County

Due to hazardous weather conditions the National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch until July 25, 6 p.m. EDT for Baltimore, Marylandand D.C. areas. Residents are advised to avoid wooded areas, as trees tend to fall easily in saturated ground with little or no wind. Recent heavy rainfall has ground extremely saturated. […]

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May 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning, Hail Falls in Parts of MoCo (VIDEO)

UPDATED The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning until 12:30 a.m. for parts of Montgomery County. According to the NWS, emergency management officials have reported ongoing rescues with cars stalled in standing water in Montgomery County. Emergency Communications has declared a “condition red” because of the high call volume for water rescues […]

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October 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

Gaithersburg Delays and Closings, Weekend Weather Impacts Activities

While residents prepare for heavy rains over the weekend, Gaithersburg officials are updating residents about delays and closings. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County from now through 8 p.m. on Saturday evening. According to a news release, city officials urge everyone to register for Alert Gaithersburg, an […]

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