BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s a very windy start to the weekend.
There is a high wind warning in effect from noon Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday. As of 11:15 p.m. there were less than 6,000 customers without power, according to BGE.READ MORE: SEE IT: Good Samaritan Recalls Moment He Jumped Into Bay To Rescue Toddler After Ocean City Crash
Baltimore, be careful out there! High winds are causing hazardous conditions and are expected to continue overnight. Please exercise caution when outside and on the road. Report all hazardous conditions by calling 311. Our crews are ready to respond to situations like this one. pic.twitter.com/P04evmHhID
— Brandon M. Scott (@MayorBMScott) April 30, 2021
Northwest winds were expected to be anywhere between 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. The strongest winds arrived late in the afternoon through the evening.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor Announces Pilot Program To Direct Some 911 Calls To Mental Health Professionals
Strong northwesterly winds are in store through tonight! NW winds will be 20-35 with gusts between 40-60 MPH. The strongest winds will be late this afternoon through the evening. #WJZ #MDWX #Baltimore pic.twitter.com/YLiD1g0cLF
— Meg McNamara (@MegWJZ) April 30, 2021
The areas affected include parts of northern and central Maryland, the Baltimore metropolitan area and parts of eastern West Virginia.MORE NEWS: Unemployed Workers Rally, Demanding To Know When They Will Get Their Money