UPDATE: Who Has Power in Annapolis
The water advisory for Annapolis has been lifted, but three dozen county schools are closed. Many residents are still without power, and there are a few streets shut down in Annapolis.
UPDATE (July 1, 2012 3:10 p.m.)
The Emergency Operation Center Call Center is operational for all non-emergency questions related to the power outages. Call 410-260-2211 with questions and concerns.
If you are without power and using an emergency generator please read. Several people in Anne Arundel County have been transported to the hospital for CO poisoning as a result of using generators.
Three dozen Anne Arundel County Public Schools facilities are closed due to power outages as a result of Friday night's storms.
Spokesman Bob Mosier said in a press release, "Anne Arundel County Public Schools is monitoring the situation throughout the day and plans to make any necessary announcements later this evening regarding schedule changes for Monday, July 2, 2012."
Anne Arundel Public Libraries in Provinces, West County, Broadneck, South County and Severna Park are closed.
Annapolis roads are closed at 6th Street & Severn Avenue, and at Burnside Street at State Street due to down power lines.
Sandy Point State Park is open, but it's full and they are not allowing more people to come in.
Do you need water?
The county's Department of Public Works will open a water filling station at the Broad Creek Water Treatment Plant located at 165 Harry Truman Parkway in Annapolis (near the MVA). Bring your own containers or bottles to fill with water until 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Annapolis Water Treatment Plant has full power now. According to a city press release, all water tanks have been filled to normal levels. The limit on non-essential water use has been lifted.
The businesses on Main Street in Annapolis have power, which is good because ice cream could become a necessity today.
If you're looking for an Internet connection, I can verify that Annapolis Wireless is working downtown.
City Dock Coffee on Market Space, and its WiFi works too.
Starbucks down on City Dock is up and running with WiFi.
Panera Bread on Forest Drive is open and its WiFi works.
Westfield Annapolis mall has power.
Eastport Shopping Center has power, and Ahh, Coffee has Internet.
Giant Food at Forest Drive and Riva Road is running on backup generators. It is covering up its produce section.
K&B True Value has power and emergency supplies, like gas cans, propane, batteries, and flashlights. Jared Littmann said, "We will get more supplies later today, including generators."
California Tortilla has Internet, food and air conditioning ready for those without power. Abby Jacksin wrote in an email, "We opened an hour early to accommodate folks without power, and will be open until 9pm." It's located in the Festival at Riva Shopping Center at Riva Rd and Forest Dr.