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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 | 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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September 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective from now through 11 p.m. There is a chance of large hail, strong winds and lightning. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of DE, DC, MD, NJ, PA, VA until 11 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/oMVVYs3LtJ — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) […]

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July 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

More Rain Expected Friday as NWS Issues a Flash Flood Watch

The rain is expected to return Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 3 p.m. Friday through the evening. According to the NWS, showers and thunderstorms are expected late this afternoon and evening.he afternoon. Heavy rainfall and lightning are likely to occur. Flash flooding […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Summer Weather Tips: Preparing for Severe Storms and Hurricanes

Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts June 1, 2018 Did you know that Friday marks the official start of the summer storm and hurricane season? The Atlantic Hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30. The Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) joins the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the National Weather […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Thunderstorms Expected Thursday as NWS Issues a Flash Flood Watch

It’s going to be a rainy Thursday. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 2 p.m. Thursday through Friday at 2 a.m. According to the NWS, light showers are expected Thursday morning, with thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Heavy rainfall and lightning are likely to occur. […]

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May 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Warns of Severe Weather Tuesday with a Flash Flood Watch

It’s going to be a rainy Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 3 p.m. Tuesday through 1 a.m. Wednesday. According to the NWS, thunderstorms are expected in late afternoon Tuesday. Heavy rainfall and lightning with the potential for high winds and hail may occur. Heavy […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective from now through 7 p.m. There is a chance of large hail, strong winds and lightning. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Montgomery County until 7:00 PM on Thursday 5/10/18. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening […]

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March 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

More than 80,000 Without Power Across the County

Thousands of households and businesses are without power as Friday’s wind gusts powers through Montgonery County. More than 80,000 power outages were reported to Pepco at 5:09 p.m. Pepco spokesperson Marcus Beal said that all “crews are working around the clock to restore power quickly and safely.” Meanwhile, Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: NWS Cancels Flash Flood Watch

UPDATED The National Weather Service has canceled the flash flood watch. 415pm: Flash Flood Watch CANCELLED. Heavy rain threat has ended. — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) August 7, 2017 It’s going to be a rainy Monday. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for central and southeast portions of Montgomery County (Bethesda, Gaithersburg, […]

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