Thursday, September 27, 2012
Take precautions if driving or if outside during storms on Thursday night.
Updated, 10 p.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until midnight for seven Maryland counties, including Prince George's and Montgomery counties. Original Post: 6:30 p.m.: Isolated thunderstorms Thursday evening may cause damaging winds across the Washington, DC, metro region, according to the National Weather Service. Residents of Montgomery and Prince George's counties may be affected. In Prince George's County, residents can expect heavy rain and damaging wind gusts of up to 60 mph between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., according to a NWS alert. The service warns residents outside or driving during the storms to take precautions. Drivers are advised to avoid standing water on roadways.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Montgomery and Prince George's Counties could encounter severe storms Saturday.
Most of the Washington, DC region, including the District, Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service issued the alert Saturday afternoon. Wind gusts could reach 50 miles per hour. Rain and hail is also forecasted for Saturday afternoon. Stay with Patch for updates.
Monday, July 9, 2012
Severe storms with large hail and damaging wind gusts are possible.
Prince George's County faces thunderstorms Monday, with the possibility of a few becoming severe enough to produce large hail and damaging wind gusts, according to the National Weather Service. Showers and scattered thunderstorms are forecast for Monday morning. Showers are also likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. The weather service warns of hazardous weather conditions for the county and other parts of Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington during the day and continuing Monday night. The high Monday is forecast in the mid 80s with an 80 percent chance of rain. While the night is predicted to be mostly cloudy with lows in the lower 70s and a 50 percent chance of rain.
Friday, July 22, 2011
The National Weather Service has predicted that the temperature will peak at 103 degrees Friday in Prince George's County.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Friday in Prince George's County and the rest of the D.C. metro region. With the temperature soaring to 103 degrees, there's also a code red alert, because it could feel like it's 114 degrees. The warning will remain in effect from noon to 10 p.m. This weather is dangerous especially for children, the elderly and pets. NWS suggests that folks remain indoors in an air-conditioned space or go to a local cooling center. Residents should also stay hydrated and reschedule exercise or other strenuous activity to the early morning or late evening hours. Here are some other tips to stay cool.