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April 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Fire Weather Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from noon today until 8 p.m. tonight for conditions that promote the rapid spread of wildfires. According to the NWS, a combination of strong winds and low relative humidity can contribute to extreme fire behavior. The strongest wind gusts are expected this afternoon and early evening. […]

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March 22, 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 4:15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, and Poolesville. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed trees. Power outages may […]

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March 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Thursday

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County for Thursday from 10 a.m. to midnight.  Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. The NWS expects around 1 to 2 inches of rain to fall. Some localized areas may receive 3 […]

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February 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, which could affect the Friday morning commutes. According to the advisory, snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected from 10 p.m. Thursday evening to 10 a.m. Friday morning. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain […]

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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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February 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wintry Mix of Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Expected Sunday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County. The advisory is in effect from Sunday evening at 7 p.m. through Monday morning at 10 a.m. A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected that may result in 1 to inches of snow and less than 0.1 inches of ice […]

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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 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Heavy Rain Expected as NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Thursday

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County for Thursday from 4 a.m. to late afternoon. Heavy rain is expected Wednesday evening through Thursday morning. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. The NWS expects around 1 to 1.5 inches […]

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January 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Wintry Mix of Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Less Likely Saturday

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has canceled the winter weather advisory in central and southeast Montgomery County. The advisory remains in effect in northwest Montgomery County.   The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County. The advisory is in effect from Saturday morning at 10 a.m. through 9 p.m. for central and […]

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January 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Update: NWS Expands Winter Weather Advisory for Entire County

Update: The National Weather Service has expanded the winter weather advisory to include all of Montgomery County. The advisory is in effect from Thursday evening through Friday morning and calls for light to moderate accumulations of snow. The advisory for up-county or Northwest Montgomery County may be found here. The prediction is for one to […]

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