Friday Night: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County
Be alert for thunder, lightening and tornadoes.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Montgomery County on Friday evening, July 22.
A thunderstorm spotted over Great Falls at 4:36 p.m. intensified past severe limits.
Significant cloud-to-ground lightning is occurring with this storm, the National Weather Service says, and all outdoor activities in the following areas should be postponed until this storm passes:
- Chevy Chase Village
- Silver Spring
- Great Falls
- The Route 270 spur
- Route 495
Severe Thunderstorms can produce tornadoes with little or no advanced warning. Residents are urged to seek safe shelter indoors until the storm passes, and to remain alert for any additional warnings.