Weather Emergency Phone Numbers:

*Dial 911 for Emergencies

*311 can be used for downed trees/limbs and reporting street signals that are out before AND after a storm

* For downed power lines, call BGE at 1-800-685-0123

*To report a power outage, call BGE at 1-877-778-2222 OR report via BGE Mobile App


Weather Emergency Tips:

*Stock enough non-perishable food  and water bottles for a week

*Keep cell phones charged before and during a storm

*Bring pets inside

*Make sure you have enough pet food to last a week

*Check on elderly neighbors as often as possible

*Gather important documents (such as deeds, car insurance info, car titles, birth certificates, passports, etc) in one place in case you have to evacuate quickly.

*Communicate via text message if possible, since phone lines will be overloaded

*Make sure cars are filled with gas and in working order

*Bring loose or light backyard items into the house. If items are heavy or can’t be brought in, anchor them down.

*If dealing with standing water, do NOT walk or drive through. “Turn around, don’t drown!”

*If asked to evacuate, PLEASE EVACUATE.

*Listen to local TV (WMAR 2, WBAL-TV 11, WJZ 13, and FOX 45) and local radio (WBAL-AM) for the latest weather forecasts and emergency updates


Recommended Social Media follows:

HCA Facebook (both HCA accounts will be updated as fast as possible)

HCA Twitter

Baltimore City’s Official Website

Mayor Pugh Twitter

Mayor Pugh Facebook

Baltimore City Emergency Operations Twitter

Baltimore City Emergency Operations Facebook

Baltimore City DPW Twitter

Baltimore City Hall Twitter

Councilman Cohen Twitter

Councilman Cohen Facebook

Councilman Scott Twitter


Recommended APP Downloads:

*Baltimore 311 App

*BGE Mobile App

*Storm Shield

*WBAL-TV News/Weather App