As we hunker down to ride out Hurricane Sandy, we want to make sure that Upper Marlboro stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to download our App for your smartphone or tablet and 'like' Upper Marlboro Patch and Maryland 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 here 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.
In the comments below let us know where you can or can't find items for your storm kit. Also let us know about road closures and flooding.
Upper Marlboro 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 in Prince George's County!
Are you in need of help during the storm? Contact 911 to reach Prince George's County Police dispatch in an emergency.
Prince George's County residents are also encouraged to utilize Notify Me Prince George’s to receive updates regarding the hurricane. Citizens can register by logging into https://notifyme.princegeorgescountymd.gov or by texting 411912 to receive real-time notifications via registered mobile devices.
Baltimore Gas and Electric (BG&E): 1-877-778-2222 or 1-800-685-0123
Washington Gas: 1-800-752-7520
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC): 1-800-828-4002