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July 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage and damaging winds. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors […]

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July 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

When It Gets Hot, Rockville Has A Spot

The City of Rockville operates four cooling centers when the thermometer hits 95-plus degrees, or when a code red air quality alert is issued for Montgomery County. The centers are at the following facilities: • Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Avenue. • Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. • Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 […]

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June 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Beat the Heat During the Dog Days of Summer

With high temperatures forecast to remain in the 90s for the next week, finding ways to stay cool and taking precautions to avoid heat-related illness this summer are essential. The heat can be especially dangerous for those at risk including the elderly, the young, those with existing medical conditions and those that work outdoors. The  […]

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June 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Montgomery County

Montgomery County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening severe weather. More info: Besides Montgomery County, the watch includes Washington, D.C., and Baltimore city; and Anne Arundel, Howard, […]

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June 17, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for This Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all of Montgomery County until 11 p.m. In response to the Thunderstorm Watch, the Office of Emergency Management has warned residents to stay alert for any approaching severe weather, which could contain hail and damaging winds. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for […]

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June 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: NWS Cancels Flash Flood Watch for Monday

The National Weather Service Cancels Flash Flood Watch Update: The flash flood watch has been canceled for Montgomery County. UPDATE: The NWS has cancelled the Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County. More Info: https://t.co/ZaVevLo2qm #MdWx #MoCo https://t.co/ErtgDAJqZy — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) June 17, 2019   Original post: The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued […]

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June 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Montgomery County Thursday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for  porttions of Montgomery County, including Barnesville and Beallsville. Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Brunswick MD, Shannondale WV, Adamstown MD until 5:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/lausmEMJvu — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) June 13, 2019   The National Weather Service has issued a […]

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May 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Thursday in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in Montgomery County on Thursday until 8 p.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Montgomery County until 8:00 p.m. on Thurs, 5/23. Thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening severe weather. https://t.co/sIMT3fO6GI […]

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April 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 3 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Poolesville and Silver Spring. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and there is the possibility of hail about the size of a penny. Winds will cause […]

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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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