BALTIMORE (WJZ) — More than 1,000 BGE customers remain without power Thursday afternoon, nearly 24 hours after severe storms ripped bricks off an apartment building and downed trees across parts of Maryland.
At its peak Wednesday evening, nearly 30,000 customers were without power, the majority in Baltimore County.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: A Cold Front Sweeps In As Severe Thunderstorm Watch Ends
As of 2 p.m. Thursday, 2,699 customers were still in the dark, with 2,194 of those in Baltimore County. By 8 p.m., that number had fallen to 1,029.
BGE expects power to be restored to most of its customers by Thursday night, though some outages may last into Friday due to extensive tree damage.READ MORE: Waterfront Partnership Of Baltimore Offers Free Exercise Classes Along Inner Harbor
The powerful storms ripped a brick wall off an Owings Mills apartment complex, while strong winds knocked trees onto a car near Patterson Park in Baltimore and the Light RailLink tracks near the Timonium station.
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