November 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Has ‘Stocked Up’ on PPE Since the Spring

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the spring, there was a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment in Montgomery County. But eight months later after stocking up on face masks, gloves, and sanitizer, the county is much better equipped, according to County Executive Marc Elrich. Elrich says local testing efforts have also ramped up and are […]

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May 1, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Montgomery County Outlines Plan to Protect Nursing Homes

Montgomery County has outlined plans to protect nursing home residents and staff. Gov. Hogan recently ordered the Maryland Department of Health to publish data regarding COVID-19 cases and fatalities in nursing homes. According to the data, Montgomery County has been most affected by COVID-19 cases and deaths in nursing homes in the state of Maryland. […]

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January 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues a Wind Chill Advisory for MoCo

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Montgomery County, which is in effect from now until noon on Tuesday. According to the advisory, wind chill readings may be 5 to 10 degrees below zero in the lower elevations and 10 to 20 degrees below zero in the higher elevations. Winds are […]

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March 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow, Sleet, and Freezing Rain

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory on Monday for Montgomery County beginning Tuesday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Temperatures are expected in the upper 20s and winds are predicted to blow around 15 mph. Road and sidewalk surfaces may be slippery with snow and ice. About one inch […]

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February 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Wind Chill and Winter Weather Advisories for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued not one but two weather advisories for Montgomery County today. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 2 p.m. today to 9 p.m. tonight for snow. While a Wind Chill Advisory is in effect from midnight tonight until 6 p.m. Thursday. According to the NWS, snow showers and squalls are predicted […]

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