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June 10, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Heat Index Could Reach 100, Possible Hail Storm Wednesday Afternoon

Extremely high temperatures are expected to be met with severe storms Wednesday afternoon in Montgomery County. Weather forecasts are projecting a possible hail storm, with wind gusts reaching up to over 2o miles an hour. Temperatures are expected to peak in the upper 90s with high levels of humidity throughout the afternoon as well. According […]

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June 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Flood Warning for Northwestern Areas of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for portions of Montgomery County until 8:30 p.m. Friday. The warning includes Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Damascus, Poolesville, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Redland, Mount Airy, and Boyds. According to the warning, more than one inch of rain fell Friday with additional rain of one inch expected during […]

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May 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Late Friday and Saturday

The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for Montgomery County beginning late Friday night through Saturday evening. Officials with the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management say residents should expect heavy rainfall that may produce flooding within the next 24 hours. Minor flooding at the Potomac River at Edwards Ferry is expected to impact both […]

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April 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Overnight Freeze Warning Issued for Montgomery County

Cover your outdoor plants. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freeze warning for Montgomery County. The freeze warning is in effect from 2 until 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. The overnight temperature is expected to drop below 32 degrees. Freeze conditions can possibly kill crops and outdoor plants, as well as damage unprotected outdoor […]

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April 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 2:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Potomac and North Potomac. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed […]

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April 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Flood Warning for South Central Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for portions of Montgomery County until 5 p.m. Monday. According to the warning, up to two inches of rain fell Monday morning, with additional rain of 1-2 inches expected during the afternoon. Creeks and streams in the area may flood Monday afternoon. Specifically, Rock Creek from […]

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February 8, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Video Shows Roof Being Blowing Off in Boyds During Friday Tornado

Maryland was hit with an unheard of five tornados on Friday according to the National Weather Service. Since 1950, a grand total of four tornados had hit the state in the month of February. Two of the five tornados hit Montgomery County: one in Dickerson and one in Germantown/Boyds area. The latter hit the Warrior […]

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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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January 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Effect Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday in Montgomery County from noon to 7 p.m. NWS says that Tuesday afternoon, snow is expected as early as noon with the heaviest snowfall happening between 3 and 6 p.m. Snow accumulations between one to three inches is possible. Winter Weather Advisory has […]

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December 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Advisory Will Be in Place Until Monday Afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from midnight to 1 p.m. Monday.  The advisory covers an area that includes northern Montgomery County, across the Potomac to western Loudoun County.  The service says people should expect mixed precipitation, with up to 2 inches of snow and ice accumulations. That means hazardous, slippery […]

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