high water

September 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Flooding Causes Road Closures, Leaves Cars Stranded in Montgomery County

Montgomery County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 6:45 p.m. Thursday due to huge afternoon downpours. Affected areas include Bethesda, Kensington and Aspen Hill. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said that downcounty was most affected by rain and flooding, causing roads like Beach Drive to close. Montgomery Parks alerted […]

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July 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Flash Flood Watch in Effect Through Saturday Afternoon

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch through Saturday afternoon. High water has closed Muncaster Mill Road at Bowie Mill Road, according to an Alert Montgomery message at 2:13 p.m. Muncaster Mill Road (MD115) at Bowie Mill Rd due to flooding. Please avoid the area if you can. Please do not drive through […]

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October 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

SHA Tip: During Heavy Rain Storms, Turn Around-Don’t Drown

There is a Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County from now through 8 p.m. on Saturday evening, and officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (SHA) ask drivers to “Turn Around-Don’t Drown” during heavy rain storms. SHA crews are preparing for heavy rainfall by stocking high water and road closure signs, cones, generators and […]

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April 30, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Water Rescues Underway in Montgomery County (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters are responding to calls for help from several motorists whose cars are stranded in high waters from today’s flooding rains. Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer reports rescues are underway at Burning Tree Road and Melody Lane, Bradley Boulevard and Fallen Oak Drive, Littleton Street and Bushey Drive, Democracy Boulevard and Fernwood Road, and […]

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June 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

Six Roads Closed

Portions of six roads in Montgomery County remain closed this morning (June 11) due to flooding. Closures include: Berryville Road at the creek. Hispley Mill Road, 24100 to 24898 block. Izaak Walton Way, 20500 to 20574 block. Kingstead Road, at the creek. Loghouse Road between Newbury Road and Founders Road. West Old Baltimore Road at […]

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June 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Six Roads Closed Due to Flooding

Six roads in Montgomery County have closed due to high water, and showers and thunderstorms are expected to produce heavy rain through the evening hours, with the potential for flash flooding. Roads currently closed include: – Kingsley Road between Burnt Hill Road and Stringtown Road; – West Old Baltimore Road at the creek; – Kingstead […]

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