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Washinton, under snow cover.

February 7, 2010 Leave a comment

 Reprot from Western Media:  More than 300,000 from Pennsylvania to Virginia without electricity Sunday morning New outages still occurring as heavy, wet snow

Washington under cover of Snow. Normal life effected, with no power for tens of hours.

brings down trees

No estimate of when power will be restored, one utility says Air traffic in Washington picked up after a day of cancellations, but hundreds of thousands along the Eastern seaboard remained without power after a major snowstorm wound down.

More than 300,000 people from Pennsylvania to Virginia were in the dark Sunday morning, utility companies reported.

The blizzard — referred to as “snowmageddon” by President Obama — brought down power lines across the region, and snow continued to cause outages.

“Since the heavy, wet snow is still bringing trees down, we are still seeing new outages occur,” Allegheny Power said in a statement Sunday.  Read more…

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