As we hunker down to ride out Hurricane Sandy, we want to make sure that Bowie stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to download our App for your smartphone or tablet and 'like' Bowie Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
As you send us messages through social media and email, we’ll make sure the information is added to this story in the comments and on the map found above.
If you notice wires down or a tree across the road, please alert authorities and then let us know so we can spread the word quickly. You can comment right on this story to make sure readers know what’s going on in your neighborhood.
Other Twitter accounts you may want to follow:
We will have a live chatroom via CoverItLive set up during the storm (we'll link that here once we're live), much like we did during Hurricane Irene and the flooding following Tropical Storm Lee. All of the above Twitter accounts will automatically feed into that chat.
Bowie Patch is all about connecting neighbors and helping neighbors so we hope you’ll find this information hub helpful as we brave the storm together. Stay safe, Bowie!
Are you in need of help during the storm? For emergencies, dial 911. For non-emergency situations, contact Bowie police at 301-352-1200. For downed wires, trees down on roads, other storm related problems or issues call city hall at 301-262-6200. Someone will be answering phones starting at 5 p.m. Sunday and continuing throughout the storm.