February 28, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Volunteers to Help Rebuild Warrior Canine Connection After Tornado Damage

Members of the community will gather this weekend to help with clean-up efforts after Warrior Canine Connection headquarters in Boyds experienced damage from storms. A tornado touched down on the location on Feb. 7, causing significant property damage. No people or animals were harmed. According to a press release, more then 150 community members and […]

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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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September 4, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Task Force in Florida for Hurricane Dorian Relief

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service sent more than 85 people to Florida on Friday night to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian.  Last nite (8/30) @MontgomeryCoMD FEMA Maryland Task Force 1 US&R 20+ vehicle caravan departed Rockville warehouse for deployment in Fla…. >80 members heard from @MoCoCouncilMD VP & Public Safety Chairman Sidney Katz […]

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April 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Severe Storms Roll Across Montgomery County (VIDEO)

4.6.17 UPDATED Severe storms rolled across Montgomery County on Thursday afternoon with heavy rains, hail and high winds. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 5 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). As the storms headed towards Montgomery County earlier today, the NWS issued a tornado warning as well as a […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 14, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are five things to know today, March 14, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain until 2 p.m. in Montgomery County. The Winter Storm Warning has been canceled. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency because of the […]

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March 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Montgomery County, effective from Monday evening thru Tuesday afternoon. According to the weather advisory, there is a potential for five or more inches of snow within 12 hours. Some places may see significantly higher amounts of accumulation. A winter storm watch means there is […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Drivers Urged to Use Caution on Wet Roads

State highway officials are advising Maryland drivers to take it easy when driving in the rain this week. “Drivers need to be extremely cautious during heavy rains. From reduced visibility, potential hydroplaning, and flooded roadways, driving conditions will not be ideal and we all need to adjust for safety,” said SHA Administrator Gregory Johnson. “Do […]

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August 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County from 4 p.m. today until 3 a.m. on Friday, August 18. According to the NWS, thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected today and tonight. Rainfall rates of one to two inches per hour are possible. Flash flooding may occur on small […]

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June 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch from 5 p.m. today thru 6 a.m. on Friday for Montgomery County. According to the NWS, thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected today and tonight. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Be prepared and continue monitoring […]

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March 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

SHA Urges Motorists to Avoid Travel During Rush Hour

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is urging motorists to plan ahead and make alternative plans to avoid travel Friday morning due to a snow storm expected during rush hour. SHA crews will be out prior to the storm and have pre-treated roadways with salt brine. Forecasters are predicting the storm will […]

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