Strong Winds Pound Montgomery County, Trees and Power Lines Downed Leaving Roads Closed

Thousands of Montgomery County residents are left without power as dangerous winds move across Montgomery County downing trees and power lines Friday.

Click on map to view current Pepco outage map

According to Pepco online outage maps, over 35,000 customers in Montgomery County are without power.

Remember to report power outages, here are the phone numbers to call for the three companies that serve Montgomery County:

BG&E – 1.877.778.2222
First Energy/Potomac Edison – 1.888.544.4877
Pepco – 1.877.737.2662

Call 311 to report downed power lines.

Numerous state and local roads are closed due to downed trees and power lines. County officials released a list as of 9:30 a.m. They include:

dataMontgomery provides an online interactive map of road closures. The map is available at Select the “X” on the upper left hand of the map to enter your address and see Department of Transportation reported road closures near you.

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