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December 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Wednesday’s Wintry Weather Begins in Montgomery County

Montgomery County is under a few advisories Wednesday as wintry weather is forecasted in the region. County Emergency Management and Homeland Security said northern Montgomery is under a Winter Storm Warning. Southern and central areas of the county are under a winter weather advisory and flood watch. ⚠️Winter Storm Warning for Northern portion of County⚠️Winter […]

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December 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Distributing Three Days’ Worth of Meals Ahead of Potential Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will provide enough meals for three days on Tuesday in consideration of expected inclement weather Wednesday. Meal service will resume Friday. See a list of MCPS meal sites here. Food is distributed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at many school sites, and between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at […]

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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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December 14, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Emite una Alerta de Hipotermia Hasta las 2 p.m. del Martes

El condado de Montgomery emitió una alerta de hipotermia desde las 9 a.m. del lunes hasta las 2 p.m. del martes. El condado emite la alerta cuando se pronostica que la temperatura y/o la sensación térmica descenderán por debajo de los 32 grados Fahrenheit. La Administración de Emergencias y Seguridad Nacional del Condado les dice […]

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December 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Issues Hypothermia Alert Until 2 p.m. Tuesday

Montgomery County issued a Hypothermia Alert from 9 a.m. Monday until 2 p.m. Tuesday. The county issues the alert when temperature and/or wind chill is forecasted to go below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. County Emergency Management and Homeland Security tells residents to expect wind chills below 32 degrees. Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan […]

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October 28, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County from late Wednesday evening through Thursday evening. The remnants of Hurricane Zeta–approaching the Gulf Coast–along with an upper level low will combine to bring a soaking rain later tonight through Friday afternoon. “Heavy rainfall from Zeta could lead to some flooding of small […]

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September 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Frost Advisory Issued for Monday Night, Tuesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins Monday at midnight and is effective until 9 a.m. on Tuesday for  Montgomery County and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that wide spread frost is expected and sensitive outdoor plants may be damaged or killed if left uncovered. NWS […]

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September 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Flooding Causes Road Closures, Leaves Cars Stranded in Montgomery County

Montgomery County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 6:45 p.m. Thursday due to huge afternoon downpours. Affected areas include Bethesda, Kensington and Aspen Hill. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said that downcounty was most affected by rain and flooding, causing roads like Beach Drive to close. Montgomery Parks alerted […]

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September 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Thursday Evening Storm Caused High Waters, Put Fire and Rescue on Condition Red

On Thursday parts of Montgomery County were under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Tornado Warning and/or Flash Flood Warning.  Storms passed through the county and caused power outages, road closures and flooding. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said MCFRS was on “Condition Red” because so many calls were coming in […]

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August 7, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Aug. 7, and here are five things worth knowing today in Montgomery County. 1. Free COVID Testing: There are three free COVID-19 testing site options available in Germantown and Wheaton today. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more options. 2. Lap Swimming Reservations: Lane reservations for lap swimming are now […]

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