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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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January 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Schools Will Dismiss Early Tuesday for Weather

Montgomery County Public Schools announced that schools are going to dismiss “two and one-half hours earlier than the regular closing time.” The early dismissal comes in anticipation of emergency weather conditions this afternoon. According to MCPS, any students enrolled in “morning pre-kindergarten programs and morning half-day Head Start will be dismissed at 10:50 a.m.” Any […]

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November 15, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

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Elrich Postpones Potomac Listening Session Thursday

Due to weather, County Executive-elect Marc Elrich is postponing his “listening session” scheduled for tonight at Cabin John Middle School in Potomac. His transition team plans to re-schedule the event for a future date. For more information, see the press release below: For Immediate Release: November 15, 2018 Media Contact: Scott Peterson, 202-277-9412, Scott.Peterson2@montgomerycountymd.gov First […]

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December 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Dense Fog Advisory for MoCo

UPDATED The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Montgomery County effective from now until 10 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the advisory, visibility may be less than a quarter of a mile in some places because of the dense fog. If driving, slow down and use your low beam headlights and […]

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October 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 28, in Montgomery County

Don’t leave the house without an umbrella today! Rain is in the forecast today. Here are five more things to know today, Oct. 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers will release his Recommended Fiscal Year 2017 Capital Budget and the Fiscal Year 2017–2022 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) […]

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September 18, 2012 | Staff Writer

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

UPDATED 9/18 at 2 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Montgomery County. Winds of up to 60 miles per hour are possible with this dangerous line of storms. Outdoor activities should be postponed until the severe weather passes. A tornado watch remains in effect until 7 p.m. for Montgomery […]

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