Update: National Weather Service Issues Tornado Watch for Montgomery County

Tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, showers and flooding are all in the mix of Tuesday's forecast and possibilities for Montgomery County.

Update: 11:57 a.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Montgomery County and much of the area until 7 p.m.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected in Montgomery County Tuesday along and ahead of a cold front. Some of the thunderstorms may become severe and produce damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Periods of heavy downpours are also expected, which could lead to localized flash flooding.

The severe weather is likely to run from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., NWS says.

Tuesday evening, patchy fog is expected along with showers and a chance of thunderstorms.

Highs are expected to be in the mid 70s during the day with the chance of rain near 100 percent and lows in the mid 50s are expected at night with the chance of rain near 100 percent.

Sean R. Sedam September 18, 2012 at 07:00 PM
A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 3:15 p.m. for the Washington, DC metropolitan area, the National Weather Service says: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=38.8951118&lon=-77.0363658&site=all&smap=1&searchresult=Washington%2C%20DC%2C%20USA
Sean R. Sedam September 18, 2012 at 07:22 PM
Flash flood warning in effect for Montgomery County, northwestern Prince George's County, parts of Northern Virginia and Washington DC until 5:45 p.m. http://patch.com/bvdNT
Joe Thomas September 20, 2012 at 03:08 AM
Hello? This was yesterday as in Tuesday. Why would Patch keep up a weather warning from the day before? Laziness.
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