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November 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flood Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until 3 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, runoff from Monday morning’s heavy rain may cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses, and low lying areas. The locations that may experience flooding include Rockville, Bethesda, and Olney. Remember, […]

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October 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a dense fog advisory for Montgomery County until 10 a.m. Monday morning. Areas of dense fog will cause sudden reductions in visibility and rapidly changing conditions. Motorists should be aware that when encountering a patch of dense fog visibility will be reduced to less than one-quarter mile. The NWS advises […]

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September 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

More Rain Expected Thursday as NWS Issues a Flash Flood Watch

Heavy rain is expected to return Thursday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 6 p.m. through late Thursday night. According to the NWS, showers are expected late this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding may result given the saturated soil from Wednesday’s heavy rain. Runoff […]

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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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August 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Friday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Friday from noon until midnight.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for portions of […]

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August 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Heat Wave to Continue Wednesday for Montgomery County as NWS Issues Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued another Heat Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from noon until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29. Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid- to upper-90’s. Heat index values may reach between 100 and 105 degrees, according to the NWS. A Heat Advisory means that a period of high temperatures […]

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August 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Potomac, North Potomac, Redland, Darnestown, Derwood, Cabin John and Washington Grove. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Power outages may […]

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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Monday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Monday from noon to 10 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A flash flood watch is in effect from Noon […]

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July 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

More Rain Expected Friday as NWS Issues a Flash Flood Watch

The rain is expected to return Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 3 p.m. Friday through the evening. According to the NWS, showers and thunderstorms are expected late this afternoon and evening.he afternoon. Heavy rainfall and lightning are likely to occur. Flash flooding […]

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July 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Heavy Rainfall Expected Ahead of Tuesday’s Afternoon Commute

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook warning for the Washington D.C. area this evening. According to NWS, commuters can expect severe thunderstorms and damaging wind gusts this evening. Officials also warn that the heavy rains can lead to flash flooding, and are urging drivers to use caution heading home Tuesday. Be […]

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