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May 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Extends Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has extended the flood watch in Montgomery County until 8:00 Saturday night as periods of rain continue across the region.  A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on the current forecasts.  Residents should expect additional rainfall amounts up to half inch, according to officials. The primary concern […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Flooding in Rock Creek Regional Park, Hikers Urged to Use Caution (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Parks officials are warning hikers at Rock Creek Regional Park to use caution because some trails and pedestrian bridges are still flooded following last week’s heavy rains. The banks of Lake Needwood were overflowing with water on Monday afternoon and a couple of park visitors told MyMCMedia they had never seen the lake water […]

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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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June 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

Flooding Expected After Heavy Rainfall Tonight

Rain is falling in Montgomery County at a rate of about two inches an hour setting up a predicted flash flood warning for later this evening. According to the National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated torrential rain across the area at about 7 p.m. and flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Some locations that […]

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March 30, 2014 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flood Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Montgomery County until 8 a.m. on March 31. According to the NWS, at 7 p.m. on March 30, Doppler radar rainfall estimates and stream gauges along the Seneca Creek indicate heavy rainfall is starting to produce flooding. Residents should expect extremely heavy rain that will […]

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June 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Seneca Creek Flood Warning

Updated Monday, June 10 at 11:15 a.m. The NWS has issued a Flood Warning for Seneca Creek at Dawsonville through late tonight. According to the NWS, as of 11 a.m. this morning Seneca Creek’s stage was 8.3 ft. and flood stage is 7.5 ft. Updated Monday, June 10 at 9:30 a.m. The National Weather Service […]

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