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July 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Flash Flood Watch to Start at 2 P.M. and Last Until Midnight

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch beginning at 2 p.m. Showers and thunderstorms could produce flooding over the next 24 hours, the weather service said. Torrential rainfall may lead to totals exceeding 2 inches in a short period of time. This may cause flash flooding of small streams and other poor […]

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July 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

No Serious Injuries After Monday’s Historic Rainfall

Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, tweeted that there were no major injuries in Montgomery County after a historic rainfall on Monday. DYK on 7/8, in 3hrs (730-1030a), @mcfrs handled ~250 calls for Service (typical 24hr average is 350) Incl ~40/50 calls for possible water rescues, some folks self-rescued, while […]

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July 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County Includes Bethesda and Silver Spring

UPDATE 10:22 a.m.: The National Weather Service has expanded the flash flood warning to include Silver Spring and Bethesda.  The warning now extends until 1:45 p.m. for Montgomery County. According to the warning, widespread flash flooding has been reported in the county. Three to six inches of rain fell in the I-20 corridor and surrounding […]

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June 17, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for This Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all of Montgomery County until 11 p.m. In response to the Thunderstorm Watch, the Office of Emergency Management has warned residents to stay alert for any approaching severe weather, which could contain hail and damaging winds. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for […]

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June 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: NWS Cancels Flash Flood Watch for Monday

The National Weather Service Cancels Flash Flood Watch Update: The flash flood watch has been canceled for Montgomery County. UPDATE: The NWS has cancelled the Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County. More Info: https://t.co/ZaVevLo2qm #MdWx #MoCo https://t.co/ErtgDAJqZy — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) June 17, 2019   Original post: The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued […]

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June 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Montgomery County Thursday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for  porttions of Montgomery County, including Barnesville and Beallsville. Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Brunswick MD, Shannondale WV, Adamstown MD until 5:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/lausmEMJvu — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) June 13, 2019   The National Weather Service has issued a […]

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May 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Thursday in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in Montgomery County on Thursday until 8 p.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Montgomery County until 8:00 p.m. on Thurs, 5/23. Thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening severe weather. https://t.co/sIMT3fO6GI […]

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May 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Areas of dense fog will cause reductions in visibility. 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 […]

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April 26, 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 3 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Poolesville and Silver Spring. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and there is the possibility of hail about the size of a penny. Winds will cause […]

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April 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Tornado Watch Canceled in Montgomery County on Friday

UPDATE at 3:40 p.m.:  The tornado watch originally issued until 9 p.m. has been canceled. UPDATE at 3 p.m.: The storm has weakened and the tornado warning has been canceled. UPDATE: The county is under a tornado warning until 3:15 p.m. Friday. Montgomery County is under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. Friday. For details, […]

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