Traffic, Weather

Several roads closed, trees down as storms sweep through Baltimore County

UPDATE: From the Baltimore County Fire Department…

BaltoCo has experienced a significant weather event. 911 is experiencing a large volume of calls. For non-emergency issues call (410) 887-2222. Please do not call 911 to report trees or wires down unless someone is hurt, injured, arcing, sparks, or fire is present Please call (410) 887-2961. Updates will be sent out as available.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—Several roads have been shut down and are impassible after strong storms brought down trees and power lines on Tuesday evening.

The hazardous conditions also forced White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company to shut down Tuesday’s food truck event.

Northern Baltimore County seems to have been hit the hardest, with multiple trees down and streets closed in the Sparks area.

More than 100,000 customers have lost power, according to BGE.

The following roads in and around the Nottingham area have been closed or are impassible:

  • Harford Road north of Northwind Road
  • East Joppa Road between Magledt Road and Simms Road
  • Chapel Road in front of Chapel Hill Nursery
  • Parts of Long Green Road, Long Green Pike, Manor Road, and Hydes Road
  • MD 152 and Route 40
  • Old Joppa Road between Jerusalem Road and Lins Road
  • Jerusalem Road between Old Joppa Road and Jericho Road

This is only a partial list.  Motorists should avoid travel unless absolutely necessary.

Photo of Chapel Road via White Marsh Cowenton Community Association 

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