storm damage

September 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Thursday Evening Storm Caused High Waters, Put Fire and Rescue on Condition Red

On Thursday parts of Montgomery County were under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Tornado Warning and/or Flash Flood Warning.  Storms passed through the county and caused power outages, road closures and flooding. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said MCFRS was on “Condition Red” because so many calls were coming in […]

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July 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Aftermath of Wednesday Evening Storm: Downed Trees, Power Outages

A severe storm swept across Montgomery County on Wednesday evening, causing a significant amount of lightning—leaving lots of downed trees and hundreds of homes without power. There were several downed wires and trees, especially in the Rockville and Kensington area, as well as the Bethesda and Colesville area. There were also numerous reports of lightning […]

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June 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Storm Sweeps Across the County Leaving Downed Trees, Power Outages

A storm swept across Montgomery County on Thursday evening, knocking down trees and power lines, causing some outages. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Spokesperson Pete Piringer says several homes were damaged in the Bethesda Battery Park neighborhood near Old Georgetown Road, including two houses on the 7800 block of Marion Lane. Although there were […]

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April 8, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Early Morning Storm Wreaks Havoc in Bethesda Neighborhood

An early morning storm swept through a neighborhood in Bethesda leaving downed trees, cars damaged, and power outages on Wednesday. Clean-up crews responded to the area of Newport Road and Earlston Drive and were met with a significant amount of damage. Some parked cars and power lines were damaged by the fallen trees. Neighbors compared […]

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November 1, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Thursday Night Storms Leave Damage Throughout the County

Storms that ravaged through the county on Thursday night left some streets flooded, several vehicles stranded in high waters, and thousands without power. Around 9:47 p.m. fire and rescue crews responded to a tree that fell on a car on Delford Ave near Randolph Road in Colesville. A woman was transported to a local hospital […]

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June 29, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Image of a wooden horse with the words "Pepco help" sprayed painted in it at ebd of street in Aspen Hill, MD

A Look Back At Derecho 6 Years Ago

It’s been six years since a violent storm that raged across the Mid-Atlantic coast that killed dozens of people, caused millions of dollars in property damage, and left more than 480,000 residents in Montgomery County without power for nine days. The time it took for Pepco to restore power to residents created tension among Marylanders, […]

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Summer: It’s the first day of summer and Montgomery Recreation has opening for camps. And its pools are open till 8 p.m. 2. Coffee with a Cop: The event starts at 9:30 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee & Tea at Old Georgetown Road […]

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June 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Rockville Decision: The city’s Mayor and Council approved its “Fostering Community Trust” ordinance Monday night that restricts when police can ask a person’s immigration status. Check MyMCMedia for more. 2. County Council: The council’s agenda includes a discussion about a bill to […]

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July 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Clean Up Follows Stormy Night in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

The cleanup continues today after severe thunderstorms rolled across Montgomery County last night downing trees and power lines and leaving hundreds of Pepco customers without power. Montgomery County fire spokesperson Pete Piringer said at least five homes were struck by lightning. According to Piringer, Pierce Drive in Silver Spring was one of the hardest hit […]

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February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Strong Winds Lash Cedar Grove Community in Damascus Area (VIDEO)

Strong winds lashed the Cedar Grove community in Damascus on Wednesday night. The severe storm downed trees, power lines and toppled backyard structures along Route 27. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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