flood watch

December 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Wednesday’s Wintry Weather Begins in Montgomery County

Montgomery County is under a few advisories Wednesday as wintry weather is forecasted in the region. County Emergency Management and Homeland Security said northern Montgomery is under a Winter Storm Warning. Southern and central areas of the county are under a winter weather advisory and flood watch. ⚠️Winter Storm Warning for Northern portion of County⚠️Winter […]

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April 29, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Flood Watch for Montgomery County on Thursday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood watch for Montgomery County starting at noon on Thursday. There will be heavy rainfalls that may produce flooding within the next 24 hours. According to the NWS, widespread rainfall will bring one to two inches with the potential of up to four inches. The flood watch […]

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February 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Thursday

An areal flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for Montgomery County from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. Multiple rounds of rainfall will occur through early Friday. The heaviest rainfall is expected to begin Thursday around 1:00 p.m. and continue into Thursday night. Two to three inches of rainfall is expected through […]

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December 19, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning for Thursday

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch alert in Montgomery County starting tomorrow at 7 p.m. During the flood watch you should expect 1 to 2 inches of rainfall and possible flooding. Some areas in Montgomery County may get as much as 3 to 4 inches of rain. The rain is supposed to clear […]

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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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July 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Field 281 Calls for Accidents During Flood Watch

The rainy weather on Friday and Saturday kept Maryland troopers busy responding to accident calls. According to the department’s Twitter account, troopers fielded 281 accident-related calls within a 24-hour period Friday – Saturday while much of the state was under a flood watch. That includes dozens of disabled or unattended vehicles. Troopers said the Rockville […]

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February 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. It’s going to be a rainy Wednesday. Because of the wet weather, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Montgomery County, effective from 10 a.m. today to 1 a.m. tomorrow. 2. […]

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February 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County, which is in effect from Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. through 1 a.m. on Thursday. A low pressure system is predicted to move west of the region Wednesday night resulting in heavy rain. Flooding of smaller streams and creeks may occur. Rainfall totals […]

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February 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Because of the icy weather conditions, Montgomery County schools are closed today, and many offices are opening late. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 10 a.m. today, and a Flood Watch is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight. 2. […]

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