Washington DC Poweroutage 2010: Â Almost 200,000 people in the nation’s capital are affected by the Pepco Power outage. Â According to reports, storms in the area have knocked out the power. Exactly 194,088 are impacted, according to the local power authority. Â The storm is felt in both Washington DC and in nearby counties of Montgomery and Prince George.
Those with slow internet connections may not be able to visit the Pepco Web site, as there has been a sudden jolt of customers wanting to get on the site, presumably to find out information about the power outage and who is affected. Â There’s no official word on when power will be restored to 100% of people, although it could be assumed that it will occur as soon as possible.
Can you imagine the chaos that is ensuing the city? There are hundreds of thousands of people without power, and that means that they have no air conditioning. Â Areas that have comfortable amenities are going to become crowded fast.
Those that have cellular internet services may note that their connections are slow and could drop, as people are unable to access their home computers.
Those in Pepco service areas that wish to report a downed power line call 1-877-Pepco-62 The outage map can be found here.
For more information on the Washington DC power outage 2010 visit the Pepco Web site (if you can get it to load.) Also, feel free to share your power outage story below.