For Now, Few Power Outages in Odenton, Severn
Residents report that electricity has remained on in most neighborhoods of Odenton and Severn.
UPDATED (3:55 p.m.) — Residents in the Odenton and Severn area have reported few power outages so far as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
As of about 3 p.m. Monday, Baltimore Gas & Electric (BGE) reported a handful of power outages in the area of Route 175 and Route 32. There was also a report of a tree down near Annapolis Road and California Terrace in Gambrills, resulting in some power outages.
But residents of most neighborhoods said power was still on.
According to resident's Facebook updates, those with power included residents of Piney Orchard, Seven Oaks and Four Seasons, along with those living in Chapelgate and Lion's Gate. Power was on at the Haven at Odenton Gateway apartments and other homes along Annapolis Road. Maple Ridge also still had service.
Power was on in the Provinces section of Severn, and Fort Meade did not report any outages.
The most severe portion of the storm with the heaviest winds is yet to pass through the area.
Anne Arundel County police reported that the traffic light at Piney Orchard Parkway and Odenton Road had been out, but that service was restored this afternoon.
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