For Immediate Release
NEWARK, Del. (June
22, 2016) - Delmarva Power is actively monitoring a potential storm system that
is expected to bring scattered showers and thunderstorms to Delmarva Power's
service territory as early as midnight tonight and into tomorrow afternoon.
Another storm system is expected to come through the region later Thursday
afternoon into Thursday night.
Delmarva Power would like to remind
customers to prepare for the possibility of power outages that could last more than one day. If service
interruptions occur, Delmarva Power crews will work around the clock until all
customers' power has been restored. Should Delmarva Power need assistance, the
company could potentially draw upon resources from our family of companies
including those from Baltimore Gas & Electric, PECO in Philadelphia and
ComEd in Chicago.
Delmarva Power is in contact with
local emergency management officials.
Customers are asked to please call
in any outages and stay away from any downed wires. To report outages and
downed wires, call 1-800-898-8042 (New Castle, Cecil and Harford counties) or
1-800-898-8045 (Kent and Sussex counties and Eastern Shore of Maryland). Follow
the prompts and ask for a call back to confirm that power has been restored.
Outages also may be reported through www.delmarva.com
or our mobile app, available for download at www.delmarva.com/mobileapp. For
natural gas emergencies in New Castle County, call 1-302-454-0317.
preparedness tips for Delmarva Power customers:
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