Dominion Virginia Power's response to Friday's storm is earning praise from Fairfax County's top elected official.
With mansions spread across secluded, wooded lots, Great Falls in suburban Washington is one of the wealthiest areas in the nation. But because the city is so sparsely populated, it's not a top priority for utility crews trying to get as many people back online.
Jim Martin, certified arborist and owner of Growing Earth Tree Care
Ice is one of the hottest commodities right now in the D.C. region and bags are going fast.
Forty workers from Tennessee electric cooperatives have headed to Virginia to help restore power there to storm-stricken areas.
Delmarva Power is close to restoring power to all customers who lost electrical service in a weekend storm.
Cal Thomas, commentator
Metro says approximately two dozen Metro bus routes are operating with detours because of downed power lines, fallen trees or other storm damage.
Tom Graham, Pepco region president
Rob Gould, vice president, BGE
Ken Barker, vice president of customer solutions, Dominion Virginia Power
A gasoline-powered generator could be a lifesaver during a prolonged power outage, but not using it properly could take your life.
Gov. Martin O'Malley says he is pushing utilities to do better than their predictions of restoring power to 90 percent of homes by Friday.
BGE is working to restore power to about 418,000 customers in central Maryland after the violent thunderstorm that blew through the area, but the utility says "a large number" of customers should expect to be without power for several days _ and some people will be without power until late next week.
A family of five was transported to the hospital Sunday morning for carbon monoxide exposure.
The Department of Public Works will help district residents cleaning up tree debris after the storm.
Friday night's storm has left many people in the D.C. area without power in the midst of an unrivaled heat wave.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has issued a state of emergency declaration as the state cleans up from thunderstorms that killed at least two people.
The city of Annapolis is asking residents to limit their water use because the city treatment plant is running on generator power and is not operating at its full capacity.
Anne Arundel County residents who can't get water from their wells because of power outages can fill water bottles at the Broadcreek Water Treatment plant.
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