A boy is dead and thousands of people in Maryland and Virginia are in the dark after strong storms moved through the region Tuesday night.
The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving utility customers a break after an unusually cold winter.
Utilities are making steady progress in restoring power to tens of thousands, but one utility says some Maryland residents will be in the dark until Saturday.
Utilities in Maryland and Washington are asking customers to reduce energy use as hot weather blankets the region.
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Baltimore Gas and Electric has restored power to most of the nearly 70,000 homes and businesses in Anne Arundel County that lost power after a disruption to main power lines serving the area.
With warnings of potential derechos and tornados swirling around, it seems the power companies are learning to head the storm at the pass.
Saturday’s storms in wreaked havoc on the D.C. area after possible tornado funnels toured the region, uprooting trees and knocking out power for thousands.
Residents of the D.C. Metropolitan area should be hoping they don’t experience any major power outages in the next few days, with Dominion power short over one hundred employees.