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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening. A low pressure system is predicted to move across the region on Tuesday that will result in rain. Rainfall totals are expected to to range from three quarters of an inch to 1.25 […]

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February 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

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National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County from noon thru late tonight. According to the Watch, the combination of melting snow and periods of heavy rain could result in flooding of urban areas and streams this afternoon and tonight. Rainfall amounts will average between one half and one inch, with […]

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 3, in Montgomery County

Don’t leave the house without an umbrella today. A flood watch has been issued for our area. Here are five more things to know today, Feb. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg residents can register for the city’s popular summer camps beginning at 6 a.m. today. 2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will deliver his State […]

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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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October 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Advises Residents to Prepare for Heavy Rains and Flooding

Montgomery County officials are advising residents to prepare for heavy rains and possible flooding beginning tomorrow. Here are some tips to help you prepare and some information about the dangers of flooding: In Anticipation of Flooding: • If possible, clear storm drains of leaves and debris and check gutters. • If your basement is prone […]

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April 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 20, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, April 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Flood Watch & Heavy Rains: You are going to need your umbrella. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Montgomery County until 10 a.m. and thunderstorms are forecast for later today. […]

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April 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for MoCo

Wet weather is moving into our area today. In fact, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood watch for Montgomery County from now thru 10 a.m. on Monday morning. According to the NWS advisory, heavy rain will move into the area Sunday and Monday. Rainfall totals are expected around 1.5 inches. Residents may […]

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September 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Montgomery County until late tonight. According to the National Weather Service, heavy rains may have the potential to cause severe and unexpected flooding within the next 24 hours. Low pressure approaching from the southern Atlantic states will bring periods of moderate to heavy rain across […]

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December 22, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Flash Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County from midnight- 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 23. A flash flood watch means that heavy rains may have the potential to cause severe and unexpected flooding within the next 24 hours. Flash floods kill more people every year than any other weather […]

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June 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Storm Aftermath and Flood Warning (Photos)

June 13 @ 6:00 p.m. After the severe storm passed through, the National Weather Service issued a Flood Warning for Montgomery County. Residents should not try to cross flooded roads. Flooded areas may be harder to identify at night so use caution while driving. __________________________________________________________________________ Alert Montgomery is recommending the following precautions: o Stay off […]

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