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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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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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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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April 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Tornado Watch Issued in Montgomery County Friday

Montgomery County is under a tornado watch until Saturday at midnight. 🌪️A 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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February 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory, Hypothermia Alert Issued in Montgomery County

Update, Feb. 12, 10:15 a.m.: The winter weather advisory has been extended until Tuesday at 1 p.m. Expect accumulation of up to 0.25 inches of freezing rain. Be careful of downed trees, branches, and “live” wires. Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Up-County, Winter Weather Advisory for Down-County until 1:00 pm, Tues 2/12. Expect up […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory Alert for Tuesday from 6 a.m.to 9 p.m. According to the alert, 2 to 4 inches of snow is expected Tuesday afternoon. Early in the day, there will be “light mixed precipitation […] before becoming all snow in the afternoon.” People should be careful driving […]

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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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December 19, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning for Thursday

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch alert in Montgomery County starting tomorrow at 7 p.m. During the flood watch you should expect 1 to 2 inches of rainfall and possible flooding. Some areas in Montgomery County may get as much as 3 to 4 inches of rain. The rain is supposed to clear […]

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May 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County, Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood warning until 9:30 p.m. and a severe thunderstorm warning  until 4:15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, thunderstorms are producing heavy rain across the area. The locations that may experience storms and flooding are White Oak, Takoma Park, and Silver Spring. Remember, turn […]

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