Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The National Weather Service stated that the tornado watch would be effective until 2 a.m. on Jan. 31.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for Montgomery County shortly before 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The NWS stated that the tornado watch would be effective until 2 a.m. on Jan. 31. "Tornadoes can form from severe thunderstorms with little or no advanced warning," according to a county email alert. "Know your safe room in your home, at school and at work. Do not use highway overpasses as shelters. Remain alert for the issuance of warnings," the email alert continued. Weather forecasters predicted unusual weather for Wednesday night in Montgomery County. A flash flood watch was announced for the county and the Washington, DC, region starting at 3 p.m. on Wednesday "through late tonight," according to a NWS alert sent on …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Friday commuters may contend with heavy rain and strong winds on their way home.
Commuters may find themselves driving home in bad weather this evening. Don't forget to check Patch's live traffic map to see where accidents have blocked intersections. The National Weather Service is warning of severe thunderstorms likely to develop this afternoon and evening, with heavy rain and strong winds. There is also a possibility of large hail, isolated tornadoes, and flash flooding in the region. A tornado watch has been issued for Montgomery County, the District of Columbia and neighboring counties until 9 p.m. Friday. See the NOAA alert for more details about which counties are included in the tornado watch. More updates to come as the storms draw closer.
Monday, February 28, 2011
In light of the Tornado Watch for the area today, Patch asked people about their tornado knowledge.
What would you do if a tornado blew through the area? The National Weather Service had issued a Tornado Watch for the region early Monday, but has since lifted the watch.