Wind chills reached 6 degrees below zero in Westminster and 10-15 degrees below zero in Frederick County this morning, according to National Weather Service data. It was 16 degrees at BWI Airport at 10 a.m. with 15-25 mph winds, for wind chills of nearly 5 degrees below zero.
BGE has restored power to most of its customers in Towson. Almost 400 homes were without power earlier today. Now the largest number of outages in the region are in Catonsville with about 79 homes without electricity.
A wind chill advisory across the region has been canceled shortly before it was set to expire at noon, but it remains dangerously cold out there. At BWI Airport, temperatures were at 18 degrees shortly before noon with wind gusts up to 30 mph, making it still feel around zero or below. Health officials warned that the combination of cold temperatures and wind could lead to frostbite and hypothermia and urged residents to bundle up.