BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Severe storms packing strong winds and heavy rain moved across Maryland Monday, leaving thousands without power and numerous trees down.
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In their wake, BGE reported nearly 6,400 customers were without power as of 3:40 p.m. By 5:30 p.m., that number had dropped to around 4,100 and by 9:30 p.m. it was down to around 2,100.
BGE said in all 28,000 customers were impacted by Monday’s storms. Power has been restored to all of those customers, according to a report Tuesday morning.
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The Baltimore County Detention Center also suffered a power outage Monday night. It’s not immediately clear if it was related to the storms.
Extra officers are on hand to provide additional protection until power is restored, officials said.
On its website, BGE said it has crews working to restore power. Customers are asked to report outages or downed wires online or by phone at 877-778-2222.
A tornado watch formerly in effect for Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Cecil, Charles, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties, as well as Baltimore City until 6 p.m. has been canceled.
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