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April 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Tornado Watch Issued in Montgomery County Friday

Montgomery County is under a tornado watch until Saturday at midnight. ūüƙԳŹA Tornado Watch has been issued for Montgomery County until 12 AM 4/20/19. Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions & be prepared to take shelter if a warning is issued. More info: https://t.co/AuLbvMN2KO pic.twitter.com/ecKY4A7wr2 — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) April 19, 2019 Remember, […]

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April 18, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Friday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch in Montgomery County for Friday afternoon through late Friday night. The NWS has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County beginning noon Friday, 4/19. Expect heavy rainfall that may produce flooding within the next 24 hours. More info: https://t.co/z3IbkMzRCz #mdwx — MC Emergency […]

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April 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Fire Weather Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a¬†Red Flag Warning from noon today until 8 p.m. tonight for conditions that promote the rapid spread of wildfires. According to the NWS, a combination of strong winds and low relative humidity can contribute to extreme fire behavior. The strongest wind gusts are expected this afternoon and early evening. […]

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April 3, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

National Weather Service Encourages Taking a #SafePlaceSelfie

Whether you are at work, at home or on-the-go, extreme weather can strike at any time. The National Weather Service (NWS) encourages Americans to locate their safe places and share them on social media at 11:11 a.m. Wednesday, #SafePlaceSelfie Day. Knowing your ‚Äúsafe place‚ÄĚ is a life-saving preparedness activity in the face of extreme weather, […]

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March 22, 2019 | 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 4:15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, and Poolesville. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed trees. Power outages may […]

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March 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Thursday

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County for Thursday from 10 a.m. to midnight.¬† Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. The NWS expects around 1 to 2 inches of rain to fall. Some localized areas may receive 3 […]

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March 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Could Impact Friday Evening Commute

The National Weather Service says snow will continue into the early evening before ending. Significant accumulation of snow is not expected, but roads will be wet. Areas west and north of Montgomery County may see snow accumulation on the roads. Periods of snow will continue through into the early evening before ending. Snow will stick […]

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February 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, which could affect the Friday morning commutes. According to the advisory, snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected from¬†10 p.m. Thursday evening to 10 a.m. Friday morning. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain […]

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February 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wintry Mix of Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Expected Sunday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory¬†for Montgomery County. The advisory¬†is in effect from Sunday¬†evening at 7 p.m. through Monday morning at 10 a.m. A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected that may result in 1 to inches of snow and less than 0.1 inches of ice […]

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January 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning until 8:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, flooding has closed Brighton Dam Road. The NWS expects flooding to occur in Rock Creek Park between picnic areas 7 and 10. The locations that may experience flooding include¬†Rockville, Bethesda, Olney, Aspen Hill, North Bethesda, […]

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