Severe Overnight Weather Knocks Out Power For Some, Expect Slow Commute Friday Morning
WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – Some D.C. area residents woke up without power Friday morning.
Severe thunder storms overnight, including frequent blasts of lighting left patches of areas without any power to wake to. More than 100 Pepco customers are reportedly without power; these outages mostly focused in Montgomery County. Dominion has less than 150 customers without power in Northern Virginia. Also, about 126 BGE customers lost power overnight in and around Baltimore.
Nine News Now meteorologist Howard Bernstein says as you head out the door Friday morning, keep in mind that more severe weather could hit your commute.
Expect frequent delays on the road due to inclement weather. While the weather is not expected to be as severe as it was across the metropolitan area Thursday night into early Friday morning, steady thunderstorms are expected well into your morning commute. Predict plenty of brake lights for your drive into work.
Friday’s temperatures are expected to reach a high of 91 degrees, with a low of 73 degrees, with rain, rain, rain. All day.
There is a chance of severe weather to resurface Friday afternoon, and stick around into Friday evening.
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