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.
Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) said that more than 24,000 of its customers lost power due to Saturday’s storms. Of those, over 14,900 are still without electricity.
The National Weather Service says weekend storms dumped record amounts of rain at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The last of the short waves associated with the upper trough that has been ever so slowly inching toward the area will move across the area Wednesday afternoon. It will bring a good deal of clouds along with a couple of showers and a
thunderstorm. Mainly in areas east of I-95 there is potential for severe storms and flooding downpours Wednesday afternoon and early evening. Then the whole shebang finally moves away overnight and we get into a settled pattern for the better part of a couple of days.
As some very humid air continues to flow into the Eastern region early Thursday we’re going to be watching a cool front closely during the next 24-36 hours.
U.S. forecasters are raising their estimate of potential storms in the remainder of the Atlantic hurricane season, which enters its peak period this month.
If you think storms seem to be more powerful, a new study out Tuesday backs up that feeling.
Potomac Edison says 72,700 of its 251,000 customers lost power during the summer storms that knocked out power to more than a million in Maryland.
Sixty days. That’s how long Gov. Martin O’Malley is giving state energy advisers to figure out a plan to improve Maryland’s electrical system. It comes following a series of storms that knocked out power to hundreds of thousands.
Back-to-back storms hit central Maryland, causing extreme flooding.
Two rounds of storms hit Maryland hard, bringing down trees and flooding major sections of downtown Baltimore.
Record-breaking heat followed by severe storms. We’re coming off a very extreme 24 hours in our region.