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April 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wind Advisory Issued Monday

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County and surrounding areas until 8 p.m. on Monday. According to NWS, winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are expected. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. A Wind Advisory has been issued for portions […]

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February 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

Cleanup Following Trees Downed by Heavy Winds

Strong winds toppled trees across Montgomery County on Sunday night and Monday morning. According to Pepco online outage maps, less than 150 customers in Montgomery County are without power. Remember to report power outages, here are the phone numbers to call for the three companies that serve Montgomery County: BG&E – 1.877.778.2222 First Energy/Potomac Edison […]

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February 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Wind Advisory Alert Issued Monday

A wind advisory alert has been issued in Montgomery County until 6 p.m. on Monday. Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security said to “[e]xpect sustained winds of 30 – 40 mph, with gusts over 60 mph.” These winds have been causing some people to lose power. the Office of Emergency Management and […]

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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 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 2nd, in Montgomery County: 1. Hold on to your hat! The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory that is in effect until 10 a.m. today. 2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency for the opioid crisis. 3. The results of a recent […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County that is effective from 10 p.m. thru 10 a.m. tomorrow. According to the advisory, winds are expected to blow from the west to northwest from 20 – 30 mph with gusts around 50 to 55 mph. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees […]

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January 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday. According to the advisory, winds are expected to blow from 20 mph to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. The winds may blow down limbs, trees and power lines, according to the […]

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January 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Wind Advisory, MC Students Head Back to School Top Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. The National Weather Service reports that rain is in the forecast, and a wind advisory is in effect from 5 a.m – 4 p.m. so you may want to secure any outside objects before you […]

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January 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory for Montgomery County

UPDATED The National Weather Service has extended the Wind Advisory until 7 p.m. on Monday. 11:30 update: Wind Advisory expanded. Flood Watch issued for enhanced rainfall on eastern mountain slopes. Reports of snow above 3,000 ft. pic.twitter.com/wnuFCEiBNI — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) January 23, 2017 The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County, […]

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December 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Wind Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issues a wind advisory for Montgomery County, effective from now through 3 p.m. According to the NWS, the winds are expected to blow out of the northwest from 20 – 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. These strong winds may blow down limbs, trees and power lines, according […]

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