Outage Numbers Drop, But Power Problems Persist
More than 2,300 customers remained in the dark in Bethesda, Glen Echo and Cabin John Thursday evening.
Nearly a week after a derecho storm swept through Montgomery County, more than 2,300 homes in Bethesda, Glen Echo and Cabin John remained in the dark as of Thursday evening.
The ZIP code with the highest number of remaining Montgomery County power outages was in Potomac, with just over 1,787 customers affected, according to the utility's online outage map.
The Bethesda and North Bethesda ZIP codes of 20817 and 20852 followed close behind with 1,125 and 1,325 outages reported. In downtown Bethesda, 911 outages persisted and 281 remained in 20812, 20816 and 20818.
Estimated times of power restoration remain Friday at 11 p.m. for many of the customers.
Countywide, Pepco expected to close in on 100 percent restoration by Friday. However, some customers may not see their lights turn on until Sunday, Patch reported.
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