BALTIMORE (WJZ) — More than 2,300 homes and businesses were without power Monday evening after a winter storm swept through Maryland.
As of 10 p.m., Baltimore Gas & Electric’s outage map showed a total of 71 active outages affecting 2,366 customers, most of them concentrated in Baltimore City.READ MORE: Baltimore Woman Charged With Attempted Murder For Driving Toward Officers, Crashing Into Cruiser In Walmart Parking Lot, Police Say
The outages appeared to have peaked around 9 p.m., when the company reported a total of 8,589 affected customers.
About noon, BGE’s map showed 158 active outages affecting 1,803 customers. “BGE crews are actively responding to power outages due to snow and high winds,” a message on BGE’s website states.READ MORE: Hogan Calls On Franchot To 'Halt Or Minimalize' Pending Gas Tax Increase
Additional outages were reported in Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties, as well as parts of Anne Arundel and Carroll counties served by BGE.
Residents or business owners experiencing disruptions to their service are asked to report outages and downed wires to BGE.MORE NEWS: 2 Marylanders Face Federal Charges For Impersonating Deputy US Marshals
The utility can be reached at 877-778-222. Additionally, customers can report power outages online or by texting OUT to MYBGE (69243).