WASHINGTON - Many people in downtown D.C. will have to deal with periodic outages as Pepco continues repairs to the underground facilities that lead to wide-spread outages Thursday afternoon.
We are continuing to work to make repairs to the underground system to the remaining customers surrounding the 1400th block of R Street NW.— Pepco (@PepcoConnect) May 31, 2013
Those customers will experience rotating outages until 9:00 p.m. this evening. Customers should prepare for periodic outages.— Pepco (@PepcoConnect) May 31, 2013
Pepco currently has more than 1,400 customers out in the District.
A cooling center has been setup at the Kennedy Recreation Center at 7th and P streets.
Some other local power companies are also reporting scattered outages.
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