By Marty Bass

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.

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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.

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The areas affected include parts of northern and central Maryland, the Baltimore metropolitan area and parts of eastern West Virginia.

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