winter weather

March 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Could Impact Friday Evening Commute

The National Weather Service says snow will continue into the early evening before ending. Significant accumulation of snow is not expected, but roads will be wet. Areas west and north of Montgomery County may see snow accumulation on the roads. Periods of snow will continue through into the early evening before ending. Snow will stick […]

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October 29, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

County Announces New Initiatives to Combat Winter Weather

There are conflicting predictions on what kind of weather to expect this winter. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts warmer than average temperatures, but the Farmer’s Almanac announced that residents should colder-than-normal temperatures, earlier this year. Either way, Montgomery County leaders said it’s no problem. During the county’s Annual Snow Summit, Montgomery County Executive […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Could Impact Evening Commute

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for western Maryland and parts of D.C. due to wet snow impacting the Central Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, some surrounding areas may see a light snow with minor accumulations in the afternoon and evening. Latest radar trends — […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

AAA Offers Winter Driving Tips

The National Weather Service has issued a winter advisory for Montgomery County and said residents should be prepared for at least 1 to 3 inches of snow. Since severe weather conditions can be both frightening and dangerous for drivers, AAA is reminding motorists to be cautious while driving and has a few tips: AAA Winter […]

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October 31, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

AAA Urges Motorists to Prepare for Winter Season

As temperatures begin to cool, AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging motorists to prepare for the winter by conducting a seasonal car check-up. More than 1.7 million AAA roadside assistance calls were recorded so far this year and approximately 450,000 were in Maryland.  A seasonal checkup, according to AAA staff, could minimize breakdowns. “AAA recommends motorists use […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County

UPDATED 3.14.17 The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain until 2 p.m. for Montgomery County. The Winter Storm Warning has been canceled. Winter Storm Warning downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory in the immediate DC Metro and points south. @ABC7News — Alex Liggitt (@ABC7Alex) March 14, […]

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January 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Wintry Mix Expected Saturday, MCPS Activities Resume After Noon

UPDATED 1.14.17 10 a.m. The city of Gaithersburg facilities are opening at noon. Update 1/14: All City facilities will be opening at noon. Classes/programs/activities starting before noon at all sites are cancelled. — City of Gaithersburg (@GburgMD) January 14, 2017 Pavement conditions are wet and, in some spots, slick. Drivers should use caution as conditions […]

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January 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Saturday Snow (PHOTOS)

A light dusting of snow fell across Montgomery County on Saturday morning as temperatures fell to well below freezing. Below are some photos of the wintry weather:

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December 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County

UPDATED The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County, effective now thru noon on Saturday. According to the NWS, sleet is the main concern with a possibility of one to two tenths of an inch from freezing rain. The sleet is expected to change to rain around noon as temperatures […]

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December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Find out what happened in Montgomery County this week by watching the latest episode of County Report This Week.  This week’s show, video below, includes reports on the Council’s new officers, a rally to increase the minimum wage to $15, a dementia friendly initiative, an innovative new condominium building in Silver Spring, the swearing in of […]

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