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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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February 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Serious Storms Damage, Close Warrior Canine Connection in Boyds

Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) in Boyds endured serious storm damage Friday, and employees believe it was caused by a tornado. The non-profit is currently closed due to the damage caused.  WCC is an organization that trains service dogs for veterans with disabilities, with the help of veterans suffering from PTSD and other psychological trauma. Allison […]

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April 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Tornado Watch Canceled in Montgomery County on Friday

UPDATE at 3:40 p.m.:  The tornado watch originally issued until 9 p.m. has been canceled. UPDATE at 3 p.m.: The storm has weakened and the tornado warning has been canceled. UPDATE: The county is under a tornado warning until 3:15 p.m. Friday. Montgomery County is under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. Friday. For details, […]

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April 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Tornado Watch Issued in Montgomery County Friday

Montgomery County is under a tornado watch until Saturday at midnight. 🌪️A Tornado Watch has been issued for Montgomery County until 12 AM 4/20/19. Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions & be prepared to take shelter if a warning is issued. More info: https://t.co/AuLbvMN2KO pic.twitter.com/ecKY4A7wr2 — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) April 19, 2019 Remember, […]

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April 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Tornado Watch Issued Through Monday Morning

Montgomery County is under a tornado watch until 3 a.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service advises residents to “be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and to take shelter if a warning is issued.” A Tornado Watch has been issued for Montgomery County until 3:00 AM tomorrow morning. Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions […]

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February 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Strong Storms Hit Montgomery County Causing Power Outages and Flooding Roadways

UPDATED Strong storms swept through Montgomery County on Wednesday evening taking trees down, causing power outages and flooding local roadways. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said emergency communications dispatch was operating on “Condition Red” because of the high volume of calls. According to Piringer, firefighters were responding to several water rescues and […]

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February 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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National Weather Service Issues a Tornado Watch for Montgomery County

UPDATED: The Tornado Watch expired at 7 p.m. ORIGINAL POST: The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Montgomery County from now until 11 p.m. tonight. According to a Montgomery County alert message, residents should be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and be prepared to take shelter if a warning is issued. […]

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June 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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UPDATED: National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montgomery County

UPDATED The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective from now until midnight on June 9th. An earlier tornado watch expired at 8 p.m. on Monday night. As thunderstorms rolled across Montgomery County, Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported a tree had fallen on a house […]

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April 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Tornado Watch Issued for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Montgomery County from now until 10 p.m. tonight. According to a Montgomery County alert message, residents should be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and be prepared to take shelter if a warning is issued. Find out more here. Strong thunderstorms are possible this afternoon. […]

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June 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Severe Thunderstorm & Flash Flood Warning Issued for MoCo

UPDATED The tornado watch has expired but a severe thunderstorm and flash flood warning has been issued for Montgomery County. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reports several vehicles are stranded in high water and water rescues are ongoing. Firefighters have been dispatched to several house fires that may have been ignited by lightning. ————————————– […]

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