3 Years Since Derecho Caused Widespread DamageTrees came down all across the area, causing property damage and power outages that lasted for weeks.
Baltimore Vulnerable To Severe Weather-Related Power ProblemsThe change in climate could cause blackouts in cities along the eastern coast. WJZ's Tracey Leong explains why Baltimore is at a greater risk and when we could see power outages.
Church Damaged In Derecho Finally Gets A New SteepleIt'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.
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.
Low-End Derecho Barrels Through Md.; Possible Tornado ReportedDangerous storms strike Maryland. From homes, to highways and the airport, people run for cover.
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.
BGE Reminding Customers To Prepare For Potential OutagesBGE is preparing for the worst, as severe weather makes its way to the East Coast.
Hail, Lightning & Tree-Toppling Winds: Md. In Line For Massive StormsAn 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.
After Derecho, Public Service Commission Orders Power Utilities To ImproveA new report by the Public Service Commission is ordering BGE and other utilities to make major changes following last year's devastating derecho storm.
Regulators Criticize Verizon's Response To StormFederal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year.
PSC Wrestles With Billing After Power OutagesMaryland regulators are considering changing a policy that allows utilities to bill customers for lost revenue during the first 24 hours of a power outage.
BGE Customers Still Angry At Derecho ResponseThe 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.