Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A list of roads prone to flooding, provided by Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services
According to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, the following roads in the downcounty area are subject to periodic flooding: Columbia Pike (MD 29) North of White Oak, at Paint Branch Connecticut Avenue (MD 185) South of Kensington, at Rock Creek River Road (MD 190) Potomac, at Cabin John Creek University Boulevard (MD 193) Wheaton, at Sligo Creek Veirs Mill Road (MD 586) South of Twinbrook Parkway, at Rock Creek Beach Drive Kensington-Chevy Chase, in Rock Creek Park Sligo Creek Parkway Silver Spring and Takoma Park
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The county reported Tuesday morning that the following roads were partially or entirely closed due to flooding or downed trees or wires.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, showers and flooding are all in the mix of Tuesday's forecast and possibilities for Montgomery County.
Update: 11:57 a.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Montgomery County and much of the area until 7 p.m. Showers and thunderstorms are expected in Montgomery County Tuesday along and ahead of a cold front. Some of the thunderstorms may become severe and produce damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Periods of heavy downpours are also expected, which could lead to localized flash flooding. The severe weather is likely to run from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., NWS says. Tuesday evening, patchy fog is expected along with showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs are expected to be in the mid 70s during the day with the chance of rain near 100 percent and lows in the mid…
Friday, September 9, 2011
The National Weather Service has extended the flash flood warning into Friday evening.
Update, 5:45 p.m.: The following roads are closed due to high water and other issues, according to the Department of Transportation: Update, 3:30 p.m.: A Flash flood watch is in effect for the Montgomery County area through 8 p.m. today. Due to high water and other problems caused by Thursday and Friday's heavy rains, the Department of Transportation has closed the following roads: Original story: A flash flood watch is in effect for Montgomery County through an unspecified time this evening, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service warns that due to the saturated state of the ground, it will not take much rainfall to cause flooding. Another inch of rain is expected, though amounts could increase during …