At the height of the power outages caused by , more than 18,000 Bowie residents, or 85 percent, were left without power.
As of Monday night at 7:30 p.m., BGE estimated that number was down to 6,600. Bowie's substations and most of the traffic lights were restored yesterday, and now BGE is working to get all residential power restored.
If you are in a small pocket of homes that has not been restored, please check again with BGE to make sure they’re aware that your power is still out. Call 1-877-778-2222.
For those still without power, the is serving as a 24-hour cooling center, and on Adelphi Road in Hyattsville is a pet-friendly shelter. is also open to residents needing relief from the heat.
Are you in a neighborhood that is still without power? How are you keeping cool? If your power is back on, when was it restored?