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Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/02/2012

D.C. area storms: Power outages, weather forecast, storm updates and how to stay safe

The Post is covering the aftermath of the storms online at washingtonpost.com/regional. Here’s some information you might need to deal with damage from storms and heat in the area.

Weather coverage and data:

Visit PostWeather.com for today’s forecast and more.

Weather radar: wapo.st/CWGradar

On Twitter, follow @capitalweather for updates: twitter.com/capitalweather

Heat guide: The Capital Weather Gang has published a guide to understanding managing heat at wapo.st/hotweather.

The Post’s Lena Sun wrote a primer on how to spot (and treat) head cramps, exhaustion and stroke at http://wapo.st/heathealth.


E-mail your storm images to userpics@washpost.com

Upload your storm photos to our gallery

Pepco outages: bit.ly/9ugW7L

To report outages (24 hours):



To report downed wires and life-threatening emergencies (24 hours):



and press 2.

Dominion Virginia Power outages:bit.ly/DomPowerOut

Call to report outages and check repair status: 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357).

Baltimore Gas and Electric outages: bit.ly/MDoOWp

Call to report outages and check repair status: 1-877-778-2222

PotomacEdison outages: bit.ly/OJgQiG

Call 1-888-544-4877 to report downed power lines or other hazardous situations.

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commissiont: Mandatory water restrictions for all WSSC customers have been lifted. bit.ly/bH3p9T

Phone numbers for more information:

1-301-206-WSSC (9772)

Toll Free: 1-800-828-6439

Emergency: 301-206-4002

24-hr emergency e-mail: EmergencyCallCenter@wsscwater.com

D.C. Water: http://www.dcwater.com/

Customer Service

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


24-hour water and sewer emergencies:


WMATA : http://wmata.com | Traffic news and alerts: wapo.st/K7MY99

Delays and cancellations around the region

This item has been updated.

By Washington Post staff  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/02/2012

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