UPDATE: 2:28 p.m. EDT 9/8/2013
A PEPCO spokesperson says most power has been restored. 2,300 outages in Northeast D.C. were reported earlier Sunday morning.
EARLIER: Sunday – 9/8/2013, 11:47am ET
WASHINGTON – For the second straight morning, many in the area are without power.
PEPCO is reporting 2,300 outages in Northeast D.C. A spokeswoman says that the outage was caused by a bird flying into equipment and they expect to have power restored by 1 p.m.
Dominion Power had reported 700 outages in the Herndon area after a substation problem this morning, but power has been restored.
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