Strong winds whipping through Carroll County Wednesday evening have caused power outages, according to the BG&E website.
About 480 utility customers were without power in Carroll County, while small outages were listed in Anne Arundel, Howard, Harford and Baltimore counties.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for parts of the state as a cold front pushes through.The alert is for the Maryland portion of Chesapeake Bay, as well as Baltimore, Harford, Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties.
As a cold front swoops through the region late Wednesday, thunderstorms are possible ahead of the front that may produce damaging wind gusts. Isolated tornadoes are possible.
A wind advisory issued earlier in the day remains in effect through Thursday morning with gusts in excess of 45 mph.