ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says the state will declare an emergency as it cleans up from thunderstorms that killed at least two people.
The governor says President Barack Obama called him Saturday from Camp David, near Thurmont, to check in following Friday’s storms.
O’Malley it will take at least a week to get power fully restored. He added that the state needs to see what happens with hot weather and any additional storms Saturday night before making long-term plans. He says the high demand for electricity and the prospect of more bad weather make for a “very dynamic” situation.
In addition to one death each in Anne Arundel and Montgomery counties, crews are searching for a missing boater off Calvert County.
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