Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) crews announced they have restored power to nearly 93% of people affected by the thunderstorm, heavy rains and high winds that struck central Maryland Tuesday evening.
Over the past half century, a growing black bear population has forced some young males out of western Maryland, with sightings in Baltimore, Howard and Montgomery Counties.
The Public Service Commission announced Wednesday the newest area code is 667, and it will go into effect on March 24.
The Maryland Park Service says sections of some state parks in Central Maryland are closed until further notice.
There is a line of showers moving into central MD and it will be crossing the area around midday, but that will be pretty much it as far as precip is concerned.