Homes and businesses across Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia are still out of power as a powerful storm swept across the Washington region Friday night June 29. Phone and Internet connections are also down in some areas in the region. Extreme heat is expected to continue this week and people in the area are advised to follow official authorities and weather announcements.
In case of power outages please contact your power company:
Washington D.C. and Maryland - Pepco alert and help-line:
Virginia - Dominion alert and help-line:
How to prepare for extreme heat: http://www.ready.gov/heat
Guide to Washington area cooling stations on the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/washington-area-cooling-centers/2012/06/30/gJQAYJE5DW_story.html