Once was enough.
But as the thunder roared again early Monday morning, some West Towson residents found themselves again without power.
"I was so happy we finally had ice cubes built back up into the freezer, and goodbye ice cubes," said West Towson resident Sonja Burns.
Burns' power finally came back just before 10 a.m. Monday.
"Maybe Towson is just about to come back into the light," she said.
Her first outage lasted from Friday night to early Sunday morning. During the outage, she said, she, her husband and their cats found way to keep cool and entertained.
" was still open, so that seemed to be where everyone gravitated to the morning after. So I had my coffee and my bagels, so it's OK," Burns said. "It's a little adventure. When it starts to drag on for days and then a week, it starts to be more of a pain."
Another West Towson resident told Patch in an email that they heard a loud explosion and saw a flash outside their window on West Pennsylvania Avenue just after 1 a.m. Monday morning. The resident saw crews respond to what appeared to be a loose power line.
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According to BGE, more than 230,000 customers remained without power regionwide as of 10:50 a.m. Monday, including nearly 66,000 in Baltimore County.
Elsewhere in Towson, Patch's Doug Donovan writes about how . Much of Rodgers Forge was apparently restored overnight, including this editor's apartment.
You tell us: What's the outage situation like where you are? How do you feel about BGE's response to the storm?