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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 https://www.facebook.com/HCABaltimore (both HCA accounts will be updated as fast as possible)

HCA Twitter https://twitter.com/HCABaltimore

Baltimore City’s Official Website http://www.BaltimoreCity.gov

Mayor Pugh Twitter https://twitter.com/MayorPugh50

Mayor Pugh Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MayorCatherinePugh/

Baltimore City Emergency Operations Twitter https://twitter.com/BaltimoreOEM

Baltimore City Emergency Operations Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BaltimoreOEM/

Baltimore City DPW Twitter https://twitter.com/BaltimoreDPW

Baltimore City Hall Twitter https://twitter.com/BaltCityHall

Councilman Cohen Twitter https://twitter.com/Zeke_Cohen

Councilman Cohen Facebook https://www.facebook.com/zekecohen1

Councilman Scott Twitter https://twitter.com/CouncilmanBMS

 

Recommended APP Downloads:

*Baltimore 311 App

*BGE Mobile App

*Storm Shield

*WBAL-TV News/Weather App