Rains, Wind Lash Frederick County Monday Afternoon

Some roads were closed due to debris in the roadway, downed power lines.


Frederick, Md (KM) Some severe weather came through the Frederick County area on Monday afternoon, bringing with it a lot of rain and wind. Some roads were closed due to debris in the roadway. Other roads were blocked when wires came down.

The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for the southeastern part of Frederick County near the Montgomery County line. . A wall cloud was seen near Damascus, and there was rotation indicated by Weather Radar. But no reports of any actual twister touching down.

There was also a Severe Thunderstorm Warning in affect for about an hour on Monday afternoon for parts of Frederick County.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is expected to continue into the late evening,  and a Flash Flood Watch will remains in affect until 8:00 AM  on Tuesday.

Frederick City officials remind residents to cut up any storm debris on their properties to a length of less than six-feet, and leave them out for as yard waste on your next trash collection  day

Due to the potential for flash flooding, residents are urged to keep storm drains clear.

If you happen to see downed power lines, don’t touch them. Call Potomac Edison at 1-888-LIGHTSS and report it.

If you see fallen trees on city property, call 301-600-1440 and report it.


By Kevin McManus


Tree Down At Motter Avenue near North Frederick Elementary and Hood College.