tornado warning

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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September 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Tornado Warning Issued for Gaithersburg, Rockville, Aspen Hill, Burtonsville, White Oak Thursday

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for portions of Montgomery County Thursday until 5:15 p.m. The warning applies to Gaithersburg, Rockville, Aspen Hill, Burtonsville, and White Oak. Anyone in these areas should seek shelter now and avoid windows.   ⚠️🌪️ A TORNADO WARNING has been issued until 5:15 PM for a portion of […]

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February 8, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Video Shows Roof Being Blowing Off in Boyds During Friday Tornado

Maryland was hit with an unheard of five tornados on Friday according to the National Weather Service. Since 1950, a grand total of four tornados had hit the state in the month of February. Two of the five tornados hit Montgomery County: one in Dickerson and one in Germantown/Boyds area. The latter hit the Warrior […]

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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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June 1, 2012 | Staff Writer

Image of car driving through heavy rain

Severe Weather

Severe thunderstorms are rolling through Montgomery County and the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tornado warning for Montgomery County until 3:30 p.m. According to NWS, a tornado watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Flash flood watches have also been issued and there are reports of hail and lightning. Sign up for Alert […]

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