Weather Alert Update: Prince George's & Montgomery Counties
A Severe Weather Alert was issued for both counties through this evening.
Update, 11:50 p.m.: The severe thunderstorm warning has been extended to 12:30 a.m. July 9.
The National Weather Service warns that there will be ground to cloud lighting and people should move indoors.
Original Post, 4:45 p.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m., with the worst of the predicted storm moving through the area sometime around 5 p.m.
NWS describes it as a dangerous line of storms.
"If you are in its path, move indoors to a sturdy building and stay away from windows." the forecasters stated.
The storm could produce winds up to 60 MPH and large hail.
A heat advisory remains in effect through 8 p.m. this evening.
According to spokespeople for Pepco and Baltimore Gas & Electric, all power has been restored to area customers from the derecho storm on June 29. Pepco completed it overnight, while BG&E completed restoration Sunday.
Pepco tweeted Sunday evening, "We have a full complement of line crews, tree crews, and damage assessors on hand to attack any outages."
Please report any outages to Pepco by calling 1-877-737-2662 or using their mobile app.