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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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August 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Thunderstorm and Flood Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning and flood warning for portions of Montgomery County. The flood warning is in place through 1 a.m. Wednesday, August 7.  About 2 inches of rain has already fallen. The locations that may experience flooding are Rockville, Gaithersburg, Potomac, North Potomac, Great Falls and Darnestown. Remember, […]

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July 31, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta de Inundaciones para Hoy Hasta Horas de la Noche

El Servicio Nacional Meteorológico emite una alerta de inundación repentina El Servicio Nacional Meteorológico emitió una alerta de inundación repentina para el condado de Montgomery este miércoles desde el mediodía hasta las 8 p.m. Se pronostican lluvias y tormentas eléctricas para esta tarde y noche. Las inundaciones pueden ser mortales, y se estima que más […]

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July 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Wednesday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. Flooding kills more people every year than any other weather […]

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July 22, 2019 | 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 3:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, North Potomac and White Oak. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may […]

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July 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Here We Go Again: Flash Flood Watch, Showers and Thunderstorms Expected Monday

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Monday starting at 3 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening as a cold front moves into the area. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A Flash […]

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July 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage and damaging winds. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors […]

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