UPDATE (4 p.m.)—The power is out in parts of Parkton near Interstate 83, according to home owners.
BGE outage maps are showing a large cluster of homes without electricity in the Northern Baltimore County area, near the Pennsylvania border.
Utilities are asking customers to report all power outages in their communities. BGE can be reached at 877.778.2222.
There are currently 9,744 BGE customers without power as of 2:40 p.m., out of 360,406 customers in Baltimore County. About 2,500 customers have had their power restored.
Michelle Lobb, a Parkton resident, said her power went out at about 2 p.m., although the exact cause of the outage is unknown.
Lobb said she lived near Old York Road, where weather patterns have been erratic.
"We live near this alley that gets hit with ... some weird stuff," Lobb said.
From the Hunt Valley-Cockeysville Patch Facebook page, the following areas are without power:
- Fox Chase Development off Middletown
- Off York Rd exit, near 7th District Elementary School
- Parts of Monkton
- Bentley Springs/Five Forks
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