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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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September 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Under a Tornado Watch Until 10 P.M.

Montgomery County is under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service advises residents to be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and to take shelter if a warning is issued. The NWS issues a watch when weather conditions may produce a severe, life-threatening weather event. A Tornado Watch has been issued […]

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April 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Advertencia de Tornado hasta el Lunes en la Noche

La mayor parte del estado de Maryland, incluido el condado de Montgomery, está bajo vigilancia de tornados hasta las 6 p.m. de este lunes 13 de abril. El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional aconseja a los residentes que estén alerta ante las condiciones climáticas que cambian rápidamente y que se refugien si se emite una advertencia. A […]

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April 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Tornado Watch Issued Through Monday Evening

Most of the state of Maryland, including Montgomery County, is under a tornado watch until 6 p.m. Monday. The National Weather Service advises residents to be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and to take shelter if a warning is issued. The NWS issues a watch when weather conditions may produce a severe, life-threatening weather […]

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January 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Schools Dismiss Early Tuesday for Snow

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 10:30 a.m.” Any […]

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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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