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Thunderstorms cause power outages in the D.C. metro area

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(WJLA) - Thunderstorms brought heavy rain to the D.C. area overnight on Wednesday, creating problems for residents, including power outages.

A flash flood watch is in effect Thursday from noon through the evening.

As of 6:01 a.m. Thursday, the current outage numbers in the D.C. metro area are:

BGE 31
Pepco 77
Dominion (Northern Virginia)
334
SMECO 2
NOVEC 0
Potomac Edison (Md. only)
143
Rappahannock 1

If your power goes out, you can report the outage to your power company by calling these numbers:

BGE 1-877-778-2222
Pepco 1-877-737-2662
Dominion 1-866-DOM-HELP
SMECO 1-877-747-6326
NOVEC 1-888-335-0500
Potomac Edison

1-888-544-4877

Rappahannock

1-800-552-3904

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