Who to call with a weather emergency in Maryland

Posted at 4:05 PM, Jan 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-23 07:05:01-05

With winter weather headed for Maryland we thought you might need a handy guide on who to call if things take a turn for the worst.

Be safe and stay warm. We hope you don't need the list below, and it may go without saying, but if you have a dire emergency please call 911.

Who to call...

...if your power goes out: Call BGE outage line, 877-778-2222.

...if there's a gas emergency: BGE has a separate line to report a gas emergency, 800-685-0123.

...if you're looking for a homeless shelter in Baltimore: Call 311 or 211.

Where to go online...

...if you live in Harford County and want to know if a street has been plowed: It's not a number, but an online tracking service. You can check it out here.

...if you want to know what traffic is like: Find live traffic updates here.

...if you want weather updates: Download the Storm Shield app for iPhone or Android.

...if you want insight into snow totals: Download the Snowcast app for iPhone.

...if you want to check out the radar: Find the live radar here.

...if you want to find area closings and delays: Find delays here.