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Governor Wes Moore surveys Carroll County storm damage

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Posted at 2:13 AM, Aug 08, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-08 09:57:14-04

WESTMINSTER, Md. — Severe storms rolled through Maryland on Monday night. Westminster was one of the areas hit the hardest.

Governor Wes Moore will travel to Carroll County early Tuesday morning to survey the damage from yesterday and meet with first responders and recovery workers.

More than 30 power poles were knocked down on MD 140 between Market Street and Gorsuch Road.

Monday night 34 vehicles were trapped their with 33 adults, 14 children and a dog inside those vehicles. Emergency crews were able to get them all out safely and no injuries were reported.

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As of Tuesday morning there are still 58,943 reported power outages in Maryland