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.