winter weather

January 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

What to Do When the Power Goes Out

So what do you do if your power out goes out during this weekend’s winter storm? Three power companies provide electrical service to Montgomery County residents, depending on where you live, and all the companies request  that their customers report power outages and downed electrical wires. Here is how to do that: BG&E Call 877.778.2222 or […]

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January 21, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Residents Prepare for Blizzard (VIDEO)

Across Montgomery County, residents are preparing to bunker down for a blizzard that is forecast to hit our area on Friday and Saturday. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Willie James Inman stopped by Kefa Cafe in Silver Spring to talk with local residents about their winter weather preparations.

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January 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Readies for Snow (VIDEO)

Are you ready for snow? The city of Rockville’s public works department is preparing for winter weather.  Rock 11 Now’s Kolby Ford reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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October 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Freeze Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for Montgomery County, effective from midnight to 9 a.m. Monday. According to the Freeze Warning, temperatures may drop to the mid 20s and/or hover around 30 degrees. A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are expected. Sensitive crops and other vegetation are at risk for being killed […]

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February 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

High Winds and Below Zero Wind Chills Keep First Responders Busy in Montgomery County

A combination of high winds, snow and extremely cold temperatures kept first responders busy in Montgomery County on Saturday night. The National Weather Service has issued several weather advisories for Montgomery County this holiday weekend because of an arctic air mass that moved into our area. A high wind advisory remains in effect from now until 2 […]

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January 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Hans Riemer on Clearing Sidewalks of Snow and Ice (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer stresses the importance of clearing sidewalks of snow and ice following a snowstorm. You can find out more about the Safe Sidewalks initiative here.

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January 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Black Ice Reported in Parts of Montgomery County, Several Roads Closed (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County police and firefighters are warning motorists to be careful on local roads today, Jan. 3, after reports of black ice in the Clarksburg area. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer saids “roads are icy and slick in spots.” On Grand Elm Street in Clarksburg, Piringer said a vehicle crashed into a […]

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November 26, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Pepco Puts Crews on Standby for Winter Weather Event

Pepco is monitoring the winter weather system that is forecast for Maryland today and says crews are ready to respond to potential outages. Heavy snow, wet snow and ice and wind can bring trees limbs into contact with power lines to cause power outages. Outages can also occur due to drivers skidding into poles along […]

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March 16, 2014 | Staff Writer

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MC 311 Call Center Opens Tonight

As snow begins to fall, the Montgomery County’s 311 Call Center will open at 10 p.m. tonight and remain open all night and through the day Monday. Residents can report issues associated with the storm, such as downed trees, by calling 311 or 240.777.0311, or visiting the website at The TTY number is 301.251.4850. […]

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February 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Tips

Winter weather is expected, with predictions of heavy snowfall beginning Wednesday night and continuing through Thursday. The best way for residents to receive timely severe weather and emergency notifications directly to cell phones and/or email addresses is from Alert Montgomery. Montgomery County officials offer residents the following tips for preparing for and dealing with severe […]

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