Thousands without power in Mid-Atlantic area

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utility crews are working to restore power to thousands of customers in the Mid-Atlantic region after strong storms moved through the area.

As of about 5 p.m. Wednesday, Potomac Edison was reporting more than 22,000 customers without power in Maryland while Baltimore Gas and Electric reported about 11,000 Maryland customers without service.

Pepco was reporting a total of about 1,000 customers without power in Montgomery County.

Dominion Power was reporting about 300 customers without power in northern Virginia.

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