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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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April 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Fire Weather Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from noon today until 8 p.m. tonight for conditions that promote the rapid spread of wildfires. According to the NWS, a combination of strong winds and low relative humidity can contribute to extreme fire behavior. The strongest wind gusts are expected this afternoon and early evening. […]

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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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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 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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May 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flood and Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Montgomery County effective from now until noon and a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the county thru 9:30 a.m. NWS has issued a FLOOD WARNING for Montgomery County until 12:00 PM. Do not drive through flooded roads. More info: https://t.co/arnkQmjSqY — MC Emergency Mgmt […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective from now thru 11 p.m. There is a chance of large hail, strong winds and lightning. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of DC, MD, NC, PA, VA, WV until 11 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/eibfa2v0n1 — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) […]

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March 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

The Past Week’s Top Stories

The top stories at mymcmedia.org run the gamut, from police and fire news, to a quirky story about an attempt to dispose of a statue of a Confederate soldier. Use the links below in case you missed any of them. The Statue Nobody Wants Had Little Luck on Craigslist Board of Education Adopts Updated School […]

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March 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Winds Toppled Trees and Wires Across Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

Strong winds toppled trees and wires across Montgomery County on Wednesday afternoon. Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer said dispatchers fielded dozens of calls within an hour’s time this afternoon. Piringer said there were no reports of serious injuries. At 5 p.m., there were over 1,600 Pepco customers without power in Montgomery County, according to […]

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