flash flood dangers

July 9, 2019 | Staff Writer

Going Viral: WTOP Reporter Details Dramatic Flood Photo

Record-breaking rainfall caused severe flooding locally on Monday. WTOP General Assignment Reporter Dave Dildine captured the danger of the rising waters in a dramatic and memorable photo of a man standing on top of his car talking on his cell phone taken on Canal Road. The photo went viral and was featured on the cover […]

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July 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierres de carreteras en el condado durante advertencia de inundación

La advertencia de inundación repentina está vigente para el Condado de Montgomery hasta horas de la tarde de hoy lunes en algunas áreas específicas.  Los Servicios de Bomberos y Rescate han reportado múltiples cierres de carreteras debido a las inundaciones causadas por las fuertes lluvias. Se recomienda seguir las actualizaciones de Pete Piringer, MCFRS y […]

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July 8, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Road Closures During Flash Flood Warning

A flash flood warning is in effect for Montgomery County until 11:15 a.m., and until 1:45 p.m. in some areas, and the Fire and Rescue Services have reported multiple road closures due to flooding from the heavy rain. Travelers should check Pete Piringer, MCFRS, and MCDOT Highway Services’ updates on Twitter prior to traveling to […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of car in rain

State Police Warn Drivers of Flash Flood Dangers

Maryland State Police are warning drivers to use caution today due to the expected heavy rainfall. According to the National Weather Service, multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected today with localized heavy rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour possible. Runoff from excessive rainfall may cause rapid rises of water in […]

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