Power outages throughout the region

WASHINGTON – Some D.C. area residents are still in the dark early Friday morning after storms across the region knocked out power for many utility customers Thursday evening.

Below is a breakdown of the numbers:

  • Pepco: More than 800 outages, all of which are in Montgomery County.
  • BGE: About 100, with a majority in Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties.
  • Dominion: Almost all customer are back online. There are less than 10 outages in Northern Virginia.

A thunderstorm watch for the WTOP listening area expired at about 9:20 p.m. Thursday.

Air traffic from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was temporarily suspended Thursday afternoon because of a possible lighting strike. Flights resumed early Friday morning.

If you need the number to your utility company, text “power” to 91035 and WTOP will text them back to you.

WTOP will update these numbers as more information becomes available.

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