Thousands of customers in Maryland and Virginia are without power after strong storms moved through the Washington metro area.
The wind is causing major problems around our region—it’s even responsible for a building collapse on Cooksey Street.
A winter storm that dumped up to 18 inches of snow on the Mid-Atlantic region is causing some power outages as the precipitation changes to an icy mix in some areas.
Utility crews labored around the clock for yet another day Saturday, working to restore electricity to the nearly 175,000 customers in Pennsylvania and Maryland still without power following an early week ice storm. Some customers have been told it could be several more days before power is restored.
Nearly 48 hours after ice coated the areas north and west of Baltimore, tens of thousands are still without power. And it could be another day before they all get it back.
It’s a wintry mess in Carroll County. Trees and power lines litter the roads, blocking traffic and making driving dangerous.
Power companies say it will be at least Friday before electricity is restored to some of the 125,000 customers affected by a storm that coated parts of Maryland and Delaware with up to a half-inch of ice.
Potomac Edison is reporting more than 2,500 power outages in Allegany County, where temperatures are in the single digits.
BGE has restored electricity to hundreds of customers in Carroll County. But new outages are possible as temperatures drop and refreezing begins.
More than 15,000 customers are without power in Maryland as winter weather moves through the region. But the number is down from earlier in the day.
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.
Dangerous storms strike Maryland. From homes, to highways and the airport, people run for cover.