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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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December 13, 2019 | 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 midnight Friday. Areas of dense fog will reduce visibility making driving dangerous. 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 motorists to slow down, […]

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November 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

NWS Issues Freeze Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning effective in Montgomery County on Saturday from 2 until 9 a.m. During this time, expect sub-freezing temperatures to go below 32 degrees. NWS urges people to make sure to cover any plants Friday evening because freeze conditions can kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. NWS has […]

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October 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Blistering October Day Puts DC in Record Books

Washington, D.C. reached its hottest October temperature ever recorded, according to Capital Weather Gang. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, temperatures hit 98 degrees. The previous record for the month was 96 degrees on Oct. 5, 1941.  This is all just nuts:* DC's high so far is 98, new Oct heat record by 2F. 40% of […]

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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Montgomery County Wednesday

The National Weather Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective until 10 p.m. Wednesday. There’s a chance of large hail and damaging winds. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Montgomery County until 10PM. Thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible. Residents with outdoor plans should remain […]

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August 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flood Warning for Central Montgomery County Wednesday

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning until 9 p.m. for central Montgomery County. According to the warning, up to two inches of rain have already fallen over a large area. Additional rainfall amouts of one to three inces are possible. The locations that will experience flooding include Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Village, North […]

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August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Montgomery County Wednesday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 2:45 p.m. for  portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Great Falls, Wheaton-Glenmont, and Wheaton. This storm may have wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and […]

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