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December 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch for Wednesday

Montgomery County will be under a Winter Storm Watch on Wednesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the alert for parts of Maryland and Virginia, including northwestern areas of Montgomery County. Heavy snow is possible and could accumulate greater than seven inches, NWS said. County Emergency Management and Homeland Security said residents should plan for […]

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July 27, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Maryland Residents Must Quarantine for 14 Days When Visiting New York

Maryland joins a list of 30 other states whose residents are required to quarantine for 14 days due to COVID-19 if they are traveling to New York . This applies once someone enters New York, but excludes those who are passing through the state. The New York Coronavirus website says that passing through includes stopping […]

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March 31, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

MCPS Will Continue Meal Service Following Hogan’s Stay-At-Home Order

Montgomery County Public Schools will continue its meal distribution service as scheduled, following Gov. Larry Hogan’s Stay-At-Home Order. Families can continue to travel to schools to receive meals and resources for online learning, according to MCPS. While the order does not allow residents to leave their home for non-essential trips, community members are still allowed […]

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February 28, 2020 | Veronica Canales

University of Maryland Suspends South Korea Study Abroad Program Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

University of Maryland students studying at South Korea for the semester will have to return to the U.S. The school sent a school-wide email on Tuesday, announcing the suspension of the study abroad program in South Korea. Students in South Korea have received direct communication from the school. Maryland is also closely monitoring the situation […]

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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Expected to Set Record for Washington Area

1.07 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting a record number of  Washington area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more […]

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May 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Memorial Day Travel Expected to Set Record for Washington Area

1.05 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting a record number of  Washington area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more this […]

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February 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: National Weather Service Issues High Wind Warning for Thursday Night Through Saturday Morning

Update: The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for Montgomery County, effective from Thursday 9:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday. Winds blowing from the Northwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts around 60 to 70 mph are expected. The strongest winds are expected to occur Friday morning. Strong gusting winds can bring […]

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May 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

More People Expected to Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting that one million Washington metro area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more this holiday weekend. “It’s the highest number […]

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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Wind Advisory for Montgomery County

Hold onto your hat! The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. today. According to the advisory, the highest wind gusts are expected late this morning into the afternoon. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees and power lines. Scattered power outages may also […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ride On Expected to Run on S Service Plan

Ride On Transit Services is expected to run on the S Service Plan on Mar. 14 due to the winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), according to a news release. The S Service Plan provides service on all routes except for Route 94. Residents can expect service delays on all routes […]

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