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February 21, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Monday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday. NWS is expecting an accumulation of around 1 to 3 inches of snow. In the afternoon, snow may mix with sleet before changing to rain as temperatures rise above freezing […]

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February 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Wintry Mix of Heavy Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Expected Thursday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning for Montgomery County and surrounding areas to the north and west. The warning is in effect from Thursday morning at 3 a.m. through Friday morning at 6 a.m. The service says people should expect a wintry mix of heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain, […]

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February 10, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Wednesday Evening

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County from 7 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday.  NWS reported that there is a possibility of one to three inches of snow which can impact evening and morning commutes. The winter weather advisory includes portions of the District of Columbia, central […]

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February 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Weather Advisory Extended as Wintry Mix Continues 

The National Weather Service (NWS) extended its winter weather advisory for parts of Montgomery County to last until 9 a.m. Tuesday. NWS said additional snow accumulation of up to two inches and ice up to one-tenth of an inch is possible for northwest, central and southeast county, as well as Washington, D.C. and parts of […]

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December 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Department of Transportation Prepares for Winter Storm

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is preparing for the first snow of the winter season, but this year’s preparation looks different than year’s past because of the coronavirus. The National Weather Service currently projects that on Wednesday northern parts of Montgomery County could receive up to 10 inches of snow and down county could […]

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December 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Distribuye Comidas Para Tres Días Tras el Pronóstico de Nieve

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) proporcionarán suficientes comidas para tres días, el martes, en consideración a las inclemencias del tiempo previstas para el miércoles. El servicio de comidas se reanudará el viernes. Vea aquí una lista de sitios de comidas de MCPS. La comida se distribuye de 11:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m […]

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December 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Distributing Three Days’ Worth of Meals Ahead of Potential Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will provide enough meals for three days on Tuesday in consideration of expected inclement weather Wednesday. Meal service will resume Friday. See a list of MCPS meal sites here. Food is distributed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at many school sites, and between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at […]

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December 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch for Wednesday

Montgomery County will be under a Winter Storm Watch on Wednesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the alert for parts of Maryland and Virginia, including northwestern areas of Montgomery County. Heavy snow is possible and could accumulate greater than seven inches, NWS said. County Emergency Management and Homeland Security said residents should plan for […]

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October 30, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Frost Advisory Ensures a Chilling Halloween

Halloween can give people chills. This year will be no exception. The National Weather Service issued a frost advisory for Montgomery County. The advisory will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday. Temperatures could drop to as low as 34°F. The frost could kill outdoor vegetation, according to the advisory. The National […]

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October 28, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County from late Wednesday evening through Thursday evening. The remnants of Hurricane Zeta–approaching the Gulf Coast–along with an upper level low will combine to bring a soaking rain later tonight through Friday afternoon. “Heavy rainfall from Zeta could lead to some flooding of small […]

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