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Wind wreaks havoc on trees and power lines in Baltimore and Harford County

Posted at 12:06 AM, Mar 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-05 07:25:32-05

It's been a cold and dark weekend for many people feeling the effects of the powerful wind storm that ripped through our area Friday.

The sound of generators humming is ringing out through many communities from Baltimore to Harford County.

Pat Rose has been sizing up a giant tree that had been looking like it was ready to fall since he bought his home six years ago.

This wind storm finally took it down, and he caught in on camera.

"The ground started coming up and down like the movie “Tremors” and my knees started trembling a little bit and I got a little nervous," said Rose.

He said his whole neighborhood is still without power, but if the tree had fallen the other way he could have lost a lot more.

"I think I went and jumped on my neighbors back went in slapped everybody five, but you're right it's dangerous,” said Rose. “We're so lucky that if tell that way, just fortunate and blessed."

Over on Simms road in Baltimore County Deborah Lucas has no idea when she will get power back.

It's inconvenient but she gets that crews have a lot of places to hit, what she doesn't understand is why a big tree is being held up by a power line on her road.

"Kids have to stand out there for the bus, so I'm concerned about our children,” said Lucas.  “I'm concerned about people who are going under with their cars. People are walking on the streets. As you can see it's a highly traveled road."

With the tree held up by wires, and the tension bringing wires down all over the road, she’s nervous the worst is yet to come.

"I wasn't really asking for them to restore the electricity,” said Lucas. “I get it I'm waiting my turn, I'm fine with that. What I'm not fine about is being told that we're on the scene and you're not on the scene several times."

Lucas and several other neighbors we talked to said they’ve seen crews drive by but none have done anything to get the tree off the power line.

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