Thursday, February 7, 2013
No major snow is predicted, but some cold and wet precipitation is predicted to fall in Maryland over the next two days.
While no major snow event is forecast for Montgomery County this week, there is some wintry weather in our future. Rain, mixed with snow and sleet mainly after 1 a.m., is likely tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Accumulation of less than half an inch is expected. Lows of around 34 degrees are forecast. Friday’s weather is predicted to be rainy and foggy, with a high of 44 degrees. The weather will turn cooler and breezy, with winds increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. NWS gives a 30 percent chance of snow overnight, again with little to no accumulation.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Forecast called for less than an inch of sleet, ice.
- Ben Gross
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Below-freezing temperatures and a wintery mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet spurred an extended winter weather advisory for Montgomery and Prince George's counties on Wednesday. The forecast called for accumulations of less than one inch of sleet and under a tenth of an inch of ice, according to the Naitonal Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to stay below freezing, which can cause treacherous road conditions. In a statement released by the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) administrator Melinda B. Peters urged motorists to "keep their speeds down as lighter traffic can result in increased travel speeds" and "to exercise extreme caution today." Silver Spring resident Brian McCaw was out this morning in the wintry mix…
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The Wednesday forecast calls for temperatures in the 50s and a slight chance of rain.
There will be some rain Wednesday, but meteorologists say it’s unlikely to bring much help to allergy suffers. “You are looking at pretty dry weather for the most part,” said Kyle Struckmann, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. “The winds will be more north westerly, which can help somewhat but it won’t change a whole lot.” The forecast calls for a 20 percent chance of rain and mostly cloudy skies with a high near 54 degrees, slightly below the recent temperatures in the high 50s and 60s. “It will be a bit cooler then how it’s been and still very breezy,” Struckmann said. “Some wind gusts will be up to 25 miles per hour.” The cooler weather, however, is expected to ebb the threat of brushfires. On Monday and …
Saturday, August 27, 2011
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Thursday, September 30, 2010
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood and severe thunderstorm warning until 11:15 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued flash flood and severe thunderstorm warnings since 7 am. As of 10 a.m., no power outages or significant accidents have been reported in the Germantown area. However, Alert Montgomery urges residents to seek safe shelter until the storm passes.