TRI-STATE - High winds snapped trees and caused sporadic power outages across the area Monday as a slow-moving storm made its way toward the Atlantic Ocean.
Allegany Power spokesman David Neurohr said Monday afternoon that crews were working to restore power to the homes of about 4,500 customers in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
Forecasters said winds likely will subside today.
The National Weather Service's Web site showed the Conococheague Creek at Fairview had crested above flood stage, but predicted the creek's water level would fall sharply today and Wednesday. The site showed the Potomac River at Point of Rocks also would slightly exceed flood stage, but recede today and Wednesday.
Washington County and Frederick County (Md.) Emergency Services dispatchers reported few problems.
Stephen S. Allen, director of Berkeley County (W.Va.) Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, said emergency responders assisted two Berkeley County motorists Monday morning when their vehicles became stranded in high water.