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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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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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April 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Overnight Freeze Warning Issued for Montgomery County

Cover your outdoor plants. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freeze warning for Montgomery County. The freeze warning is in effect from 2 until 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. The overnight temperature is expected to drop below 32 degrees. Freeze conditions can possibly kill crops and outdoor plants, as well as damage unprotected outdoor […]

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April 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 2:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Potomac and North Potomac. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed […]

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February 13, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

2020’s ‘Unwintry’ Winter Offers Great Contrast to 2010’s Snowmageddon

It’s another rainy day in the DMV. In what has become a regular occurrence this winter, temperatures are higher than normal with lots of rain and almost no snow. If winter is coming, it better hurry. The first official day of spring is March 19 — five weeks away. According to longtime FOX5 weathercaster Sue […]

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February 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Thursday

An areal flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for Montgomery County from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. Multiple rounds of rainfall will occur through early Friday. The heaviest rainfall is expected to begin Thursday around 1:00 p.m. and continue into Thursday night. Two to three inches of rainfall is expected through […]

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January 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Effect Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday in Montgomery County from noon to 7 p.m. NWS says that Tuesday afternoon, snow is expected as early as noon with the heaviest snowfall happening between 3 and 6 p.m. Snow accumulations between one to three inches is possible. Winter Weather Advisory has […]

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December 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

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 midnight Friday. Areas of dense fog will reduce visibility making driving dangerous. 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 down, […]

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November 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

NWS Issues Freeze Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning effective in Montgomery County on Saturday from 2 until 9 a.m. During this time, expect sub-freezing temperatures to go below 32 degrees. NWS urges people to make sure to cover any plants Friday evening because freeze conditions can kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. NWS has […]

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October 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Urges ‘Common Sense’ for Trick-or-Treating

Update (3:35 p.m.):  NWS Issues Tornado Watch Halloween Until Midnight The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31, until midnight. 🌪️A Tornado WATCH has been issued for Montgomery County beginning at 2:56 PM, Thursday 10/31/19. Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and be prepared to take shelter if a […]

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