Pepco Reports Outages in Kemp Mill During Snowstorm's Early Hours
Pepco also reported more than 100 customers in Chevy Chase without power.
A major snowstorm that is predicted to bring up to 8 inches of snow to Montgomery County by Wednesday evening had affected more than 100 electricity customers in the area by early afternoon.
Pepco's online StormCenter showed that 128 customers in Chevy Chase were without power at approximately 1 p.m.
A cluster of outages was also reported in the Kemp Mill neighborhood and in the Four Corners neighborhood of Silver Spring, both with fewer than five customers affected.
Pepco announced that it brought in additional restoration crews from Alabama and Georgia to assist in case power outages are widespread. Heavy, wet snow and high winds can affect power lines and result in outages, the utility said.
To report power outages and downed wires to Pepco, call 1-877-737-2662.
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