Sunday, August 28, 2011

Irene Leaves Widespread Power Outages in Wake

Many DC area residents are waking up this morning to downed trees and power lines. Meanwhile, Irene has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm as she makes another landfall well north of the Mid-Atlantic region. At this hour, numerous residents remain without power -

BGE - 463,000 outages
PEPCO - 197,000 outages
Dominion - 944,000 outages

Ocean City, MD officials are reporting minimal damage. At last report, they were planning to reopen the city to everyone at 12:00pm (noon) this afternoon.

Stay tuned for further details and updates on the aftermath of Irene.

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