Here's the latest on conditions in the Odenton, Severn and Crofton areas.
Hurricane Sandy spent most of Monday morning battering West Anne Arundel County with heavy, cold rain, but winds were still only moderate in strength. Most retailers remained open but cautioned that they could close at any minute if weather conditions deteriorated. Here's a quick rundown of what we know. Please feel free to leave a comment if you have additional information that would be helpful to the community. Be sure to follow our live blog for instant updates on the storm. Also sign up for breaking news alerts from Odenton-Severn Patch and Crofton Patch.