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October 8, 2018 | 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 10 a.m. Monday morning. Areas of dense fog will cause sudden reductions in visibility and rapidly changing conditions. 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 […]

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September 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

More Rain Expected Thursday as NWS Issues a Flash Flood Watch

Heavy rain is expected to return Thursday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 6 p.m. through late Thursday night. According to the NWS, showers are expected late this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding may result given the saturated soil from Wednesday’s heavy rain. Runoff […]

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September 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch Until Tuesday Evening

Monday night’s showers have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a round of Flash Flood Watches that will be effective until Tuesday evening. According to the NWS, a Flash Flood Watch means the threat of flash flooding exists or poor drainage areas, and along rivers and creeks. Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move […]

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September 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

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UPDATE: Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Warning for Portions of Montgomery

Update: The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Southeastern Montgomery County until 9:45 p.m Friday. Radar indicates that Silver Spring and other areas have had two inches of rain in the last 30 minutes.  A flash flood warning means that flooding is imminent. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood […]

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August 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Friday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Friday from noon until midnight.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for portions of […]

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August 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Temperatures Expected to be in the 90s with Thunderstorms Late Thursday

Montgomery County issued a hyperthermia alert for Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. With the heat index forecast to be above 95 degrees, the heat is potentially dangerous. County officials urge residents to take precautions for themselves and their pets when spending time outdoors today. Find information on signs of heat-related illnesses and tips […]

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August 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Heat Wave to Continue Wednesday for Montgomery County as NWS Issues Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued another Heat Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from noon until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29. Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid- to upper-90’s. Heat index values may reach between 100 and 105 degrees, according to the NWS. A Heat Advisory means that a period of high temperatures […]

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August 13, 2018 | 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 5 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Potomac, North Potomac, Redland, Darnestown, Derwood, Cabin John and Washington Grove. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Power outages may […]

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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Monday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Monday from noon to 10 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A flash flood watch is in effect from Noon […]

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August 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 2 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Weather Alert: Keep an eye on the weather today as the National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch through tonight for the entire D.C. metro region. 2. Germantown Road Reopens: Montgomery County Transportation Department completed the repairs to […]

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