Sandy Power Outages: 400K D.C. Area Residents in the Dark
LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — Roughly 400,000 people around the Washington area are in the dark as high winds from Hurricane Sandy downed trees and power lines.
Additional crews from around the country have been brought in to help expedite the restoration process.
Nationally, CNN reports at least 6.5 million people are without power from Virginia to Main.
Here is a breakdown of outages by company around the Washington region:
UPDATED: Oct. 29 at 10:40 a.m.
Pepco: 20,843 in the District of Columbia, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.
BGE: 189,552 in Baltimore City and County, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.
Dominion Va.: 98,682 in Northern Virginia.
NOVEC: 14,978 in Clarke, Fauquier, Fairfax, Loudoun, Manassas Park, Prince William and Stafford Counties.
SMECO: 3,188 in Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s Counties.
Edison: 61,741 in Carroll, Frederick, Montgomery, Howard, Allegany, Garret and Washington counties.
DELMARVA: 58,285 in the Delmarva Peninsula.