Thousands without power in DC metro area


WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of customers in Maryland and Virginia are without power after strong storms moved through the Washington metro area.

As of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pepco was reporting more than 28,000 customers in Montgomery County without power. The power company's website says another 3,000 customers are without power in Prince George's County and more than 300 customers are without power in the District of Columbia.

In northern Virginia, Dominion Power was reporting more than 25,000 customers without power.

In Maryland, Potomac Edison was reporting more than 15,000 customers without power in Frederick County, 15,000 in Allegany County, 10,000 in Washington County and 6,000 in Garrett County.

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