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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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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 7, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Severe Storms Cause Mass Power Outages

More than 1,000 homes are without power in Montgomery County thanks to severe weather early Tuesday morning. The announcement, by Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer on his Twitter page, was made less than two hours after he had posted a message to residents, warning them at 5:55 a.m. of potential outages […]

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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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