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Severe winds, lightning, and torrential rain swept through Montgomery and Prince George's counties. 'Everyone thought they were going to die,' one resident wrote.
Government, Public Safety
Governor has authority to call out Maryland National Guard if necessary.
Police & Fire
A Montgomery County resident was killed in the severe storm, authorities say.
Government, Business, Public Safety
Primary concerns are high heat coupled with more severe weather expected late this afternoon and evening and restoring power to 800,000 people.
Clean up debris with caution.
Police & Fire, Summer
Maryland State Police and Montgomery County Police will specifically target drunk driving, aggressive driving and speeding this weekend, in addition to increased regular patrols.
Montgomery County Police spokesman answers questions submitted by Patch readers.
Government, Police & Fire
Some signatures did not provide valid information, according to a Washington Post report.
Police & Fire, The Neighborhood Files
"One minute it was totally calm and the next minute it just busted out into a riot," a security guard told reporters.
From a microburst that tore off roofs in Prince George's County to a bar fight in Montgomery, it was anything but peaceful in crime and public safety news over the weekend.
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