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‘Obliterated’: College Park Home Split in 2 as Storms Hit DC Area – NBC4 Washington
A tree fell onto a College Park, Maryland, home and split it in half Tuesday as powerful storms lashed the Washington, D.C., area.
Balloons caused large power outage in Arlington yesterday | ARLnow.com
An early morning power outage Tuesday left more than 2,000 Dominion customers in the dark. The culprit: balloons. The incident prompted Dominion Energy to remind residents about the danger posed by those metallic balloons one might buy
It’s back: More snow in the forecast for the DC region - WTOP News
Roads could be a little icy Wednesday morning. Expect to see more snow and ice melting Wednesday in D.C. as afternoon temperatures climb into the 40s.
Virginia's I-95 reopens after winter storm strands drivers | CNN Close icon
A 50-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in eastern Virginia reopened Tuesday night after a severe winter storm left some motorists stranded on the highway for more than 24 hours.
More wintry weather expected as DC recovers from storm - WTOP News
A day after Monday’s record snowfall in the region, drivers remained stuck on a 50-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in Virginia and thousands of homes and businesses were without power. And while the region has had a chance to thaw somewhat today, conditions are expected to get dicey yet again,
Traffic jams and power outages marked DC area ahead of nightly freeze - WTOP News
The snow has left the D.C. region, but hundreds are still stuck in hellacious commutes on major and side roads while thousands of others are dealing with power outages.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.
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