Severe Weather

Severe Weather Expected Monday Night

There is a marginal risk for severe weather tonight (Oct. 25), as a cold front crosses the area. Showers and a few thunderstorms are expected to develop ahead of the front, with a few strong to severe storms possible. Damaging winds will be the main threat with any storm. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast North Carolina, eastern Virginia and southeast Virginia.

Co-op Prepared for the Local Effects of Tropical Storm Elsa

A&N Electric Cooperative is prepared for the local effects of Tropical Storm Elsa.

The local area will see some direct impacts from the storm as early as tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service.

The Eastern Shore is projected to experience some heavy rains and windy conditions as the storm passes over the region. With heavy rain and winds, there is a potential for power outages from fallen limbs and trees.

Restoration Efforts Continue, Likely Complete By Midday Tomorrow

A&N Electric Cooperative crews continue restoration efforts on Friday hours after Tropical Storm Michael passed through the area.

The cooperative’s service territory experienced some significant damage to power lines and poles as a result of fallen trees and limbs battered by Michael’s high winds. That damage has led to some prolonged outages. As of 4 p.m. about 900 members remain without power as a result of 80 individual outage events.

ANEC Crews Continue Restoration Efforts After Tropical Storm Michael

A&N Electric Cooperative crews worked through Thursday night and Friday morning responding to outages caused by damage from Tropical Storm Michael as it passed through the region.

As of 7 a.m. crews had reduced the number of co-op members without power from 4,000 during the height of the storm to about 1,800. The cooperative began receiving outage calls from members at about 11 p.m. Thursday night.

Preparing for Hurricane Michael

ANEC Prepares for the Effects of Hurricane Michael

A&N Electric Cooperative is preparing for the local effects of Hurricane Michael. The storm is expected to make landfall Wednesday afternoon in the Florida panhandle as a category 4 storm.

Forecasts are projecting that the local area will begin to see the effects from the storm as it moves up the East Coast as early as Thursday night into early Friday morning.