thunderstorms

July 22, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Sunday Evening Storms Leave Significant Damage

Severe thunderstorms in Montgomery County Sunday evening took down several trees along with power lines throughout the county. The thunderstorms followed an intense heatwave causing temperatures to rise into the high 90’s over the weekend. The heavy rain and high gusts of wind caused trees to crash into homes and roadways, leaving many residents without […]

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July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Tuesday Storm Causes Chaos in Montgomery County

On Tuesday, thunderstorms affected various areas of Montgomery County throughout the evening. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for a portion of Montgomery County until 545PM. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. For more information: https://t.co/x1r37Kgyvw — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) July 2, 2019 According […]

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June 17, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for This Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all of Montgomery County until 11 p.m. In response to the Thunderstorm Watch, the Office of Emergency Management has warned residents to stay alert for any approaching severe weather, which could contain hail and damaging winds. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for […]

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May 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Thursday in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in Montgomery County on Thursday until 8 p.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Montgomery County until 8:00 p.m. on Thurs, 5/23. Thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening severe weather. https://t.co/sIMT3fO6GI […]

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March 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 1st, in Montgomery County: 1. Keep an eye on the sky. Severe storms are in the forecast. 2. A new report ranks the state of Maryland as the number eight “best” state in the country. 3. The Confederate Soldier statue is moving from Courthouse Square in Rockville to […]

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September 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Pepco Employee Injured While Working on Transformer (VIDEO)

A Pepco employee was injured on the job Wednesday night while working on a transformer in the Leisure World area. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer tells us more about this incident in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Pepco has released the following statement about the employee’s injuries: “On 9/7/2016, a Pepco employee […]

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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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July 5, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, July 5, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, July 5th, in Montgomery County: 1. Make sure to grab an umbrella today, rain and thunderstorms are in the forecast. 2. Trust, the Bald Eagle, who was rescued by two Montgomery County Police officers in March has fully recovered from her injuries and is flying in […]

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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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February 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. It’s going to be a rainy Wednesday. Because of the wet weather, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Montgomery County, effective from 10 a.m. today to 1 a.m. tomorrow. 2. […]

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