Derecho

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Church Damaged In Derecho Finally Gets A New Steeple

It’s been two years since the derecho swept through our region, damaging buildings—including a Montgomery County church. It’s finally getting a new steeple.

08/26/2014

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Cleanup Begins After Low-End Derecho Barrels Through Md.

The storms are gone, but they left behind a big mess. The high winds and walls of water packed an especially hard punch in certain areas of Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties.

06/14/2013

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Low-End Derecho Barrels Through Md.; Possible Tornado Reported

Dangerous storms strike Maryland. From homes, to highways and the airport, people run for cover.

06/13/2013

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Hail, Heavy Rain & Strong Winds Pass Through Md.

A massive storm system that started in the Upper Midwest brought soaking rains and heavy winds to the Mid-Atlantic Thursday, causing widespread power outages, flash flooding and extensive flight delays, but largely failing to live up to its fierce billing.

06/13/2013

BGE

BGE Reminding Customers To Prepare For Potential Outages

BGE is preparing for the worst, as severe weather makes its way to the East Coast.

06/12/2013

Severe Weather

Hail, Lightning & Tree-Toppling Winds: Md. In Line For Massive Storms

An unusually massive line of storms packing hail, lightning and tree-toppling winds Wednesday could affect more than one in five Americans as it reaches Maryland from Iowa.

06/12/2013

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After Derecho, Public Service Commission Orders Power Utilities To Improve

A new report by the Public Service Commission is ordering BGE and other utilities to make major changes following last year’s devastating derecho storm.

02/27/2013

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Regulators Criticize Verizon’s Response To Storm

Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year.

01/11/2013

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PSC Wrestles With Billing After Power Outages

Maryland regulators are considering changing a policy that allows utilities to bill customers for lost revenue during the first 24 hours of a power outage.

09/24/2012

derecho

BGE Customers Still Angry At Derecho Response

The derecho storm that blew through Maryland caused power outages across the state. Angry BGE customers want to know why it took more than a week to restore service.

09/19/2012

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Last Day For Comments On ‘Derecho’ Storm To PSC

It’s the last day for Maryland residents to submit comments about electric companies’ handling of the “derecho” storm in June that caused days of power outages.

09/10/2012

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Regulators Wrap Up Public Hearings On Storm

The Maryland Public Service Commission has wrapped up the last of eight public hearings on electric companies’ handling of a June storm known as a derecho that caused outages for days.

08/23/2012

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