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Another Red Flag Warning For Sunday

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The National Weather Service has issued another Red Flag Warning for Sunday, April 8.  Today’s warning follows one posted yesterday and is a result of dry air, winds and warmer temperatures.See Saturday’s NWS Warning by clicking here.The civilian, career and volunteer members of the Prince George’s County […]

National Weather Services Issues “Red Flag Warning” for Today

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag Warning” for Prince George’s County and surrounding jurisdictions.  The combination of dry air, winds and warmer temperatures will create an enviroment where outside fires could easily occur and spread rapidly.  This “Red Flag Warning” is in effect from […]

Friday Weather Alerts Need Your Attention

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Wind Advisory and a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Friday afternoon through midnight.  The Fire Weather Warning is no longer active, however, they warned that high winds and low relative humidity may pose an enhanced threat for the spread of […]

NWS – FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY for County

The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department continues to respond to numerous water and flood related incidents.  Nearly 2 dozen people have been rescued or assisted by firefighters and the Departments Swift Water Team.  There have been no injuries reported at any of our incidents. Heavy rain continues to fall with one first responder stating, “We […]

Hazardous Weather Forecast For Prince George’s County – UPDATE at 4:15 PM

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 4:15 PM UPDATE FROM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  NWS has issued a special statement for our area: Severe thunderstorms with isolated tornadoes are likely to impact the Washington metropolitan area and southern Maryland between 4 pm and 6 pm today (Saturday,16 April) A line of gusty showers and severe […]

CAUTION – High Wind Warning – Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued by NWS

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us The National Weather Service (NWS) advises that ‘Hazardous’ winds with gusts up to 60 mph are expected across the area this afternoon and evening.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has also been issued.The NWS warns severe weather could cause property damage and power outages and has issued […]

Wind Advisory for Friday

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us View more videos at: http://www.nbcwashington.com. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Prince George’s County and surrounding areas.  The ground is saturated from recent snow melt with a forecast of a heavy rainfall overnight combined with the wind could spell trouble for downed trees.  Citizens should stay prepared, […]

High Wind Warning Issued by NWS

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Stay Prepared-Stay Informed-Stay Safe.   The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a High-Wind Warning for Prince George’s County starting at 5:00 am on Saturday.  Citizens should secure loose items on your property that could become projectiles during periods of high winds.  It is not uncommon […]

Torrential Rains Forecast – Are You Ready???

Mother Nature is planning to visit bringing torrential rains and possibilities for floods and flash flooding. September is National Preparedness Month and the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department is teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Ready Campaign in encouraging Americans to take an active role in personal and community disaster preparedness. […]