Now is the time to prepare for potentially dangerous summer storms and review what to do.
WASHINGTON — Now is the time to prepare for potentially dangerous summer storms and review what to do.
Severe storms in the D.C. metro area in recent years are real-life examples that wide-spread power outages can make it nearly impossible to find necessary supplies. Every homeowner might not feel the need to own a power generator. But flashlights and a battery-powered radio will serve most homes well.
Items power companies suggest for an emergency storm kit include:
Before a storm strikes, remember to:
Power companies need customers to report outages. The Pepco self-service app for iPhone