Winds Blowing Through Frederick County, Downing Trees And Utility Poles

A number fo customers have lost electricity


Frederick, MD (KM) Trees and utility poles are being blown down across parts of Frederick County this afternoon. . The area is under a wind advisory until six p-m Friday for west winds from 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 55 miles per hour. The National Weather Service has also put the county under a wind chill advisory for wind chills as low as 20 below. That advisory expires at ten a-m on Saturday.

Potomac Edison reports about 6,625 customers without electricity, mostly in the Brunswick and Knoxville areas.

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s CHART website reports the area of Foxville Road and Tower Road was  closed while police investigate a vehicle crash.

By Kevin McManus