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September 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Thursday Evening Storm Caused High Waters, Put Fire and Rescue on Condition Red

On Thursday parts of Montgomery County were under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Tornado Warning and/or Flash Flood Warning.  Storms passed through the county and caused power outages, road closures and flooding. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said MCFRS was on “Condition Red” because so many calls were coming in […]

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September 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Chance for Hazardous Weather Thursday Afternoon and Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Montgomery County and surrounding areas. Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected to move from west to east across the region and bring strong wind gusts. Isolated tornadoes and flash flooding may result from the storms. Stay weather alert this afternoon and evening as scattered to […]

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August 13, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch until Thursday evening in Montgomery County and throughout the region. There’s a chance of slow-moving thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall. NWS officials say heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding. Potential impacts include rapid rises of water and flooded roads.  Drivers are urged to be […]

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August 7, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County Issued Through Late Friday Night

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County on Friday, which is set to begin at noon and last until late that night. According to the weather alert, the flash flood watch was issued due to “scattered slow moving showers and thunderstorms” that are expected for Friday afternoon, which […]

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August 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch For Thursday as NWS Expects Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Thursday from 2:46 a.m. to midnight. Slow moving showers and thunderstorms are forecast throughout the day and they could produce heavy rainfall. Flash flooding is possible. A flash flood watch means conditions could develop leading to flash flooding which is very dangerous. […]

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August 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood warning until 2:30 p.m. Tuesday for portions of Montgomery County as Tropical Storm Isaias moves quickly through the area. The storm is producing heavy rain and high winds throughout our region. The locations that may experience flooding are Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, and Damascus. […]

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August 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta de Tormentas Tropicales e Inundaciones de Lunes a Martes

La Administración de Emergencias del Condado de Montgomery alertó sobre inundaciones repentinas para el condado, a partir del lunes y hasta el martes, debido a la tormenta tropical Isaias. Alerta Montgomery dice que se esperan inundaciones significativas, fuertes vientos y cortes de energía. Flash Flood Watch for #MoCo tonight – Tuesday PM. Residents are encouraged […]

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August 3, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Tropical Storm and Flash Flood Watch in Effect Monday Into Tuesday

Montgomery County Emergency Management announced that a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the county starting Monday and going into Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Isaias (pronounced ee-sah-EE-ahs). Additionally, a Tropical Storm Warning has been in effect since 11:00 a.m. Monday morning. Alert Montgomery says to expect significant flooding, high winds, and power outages. […]

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July 24, 2020 | Mira Varghese

National Weather Service Issued Flash Flood Watch Until 2 A.M. Friday

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Thursday night that lasted until 2 a.m. Friday. The flash flood watch was initiated after thunderstorms moved across the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area Thursday night, according to an alert issued by the National Weather Service. Although the thunderstorms have been characterized as “slow […]

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July 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Southeastern Montgomery County Under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 4:15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County. Winds may gust up to 65 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed trees. Power outages may occur. The storms may also produce ail in […]

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