More than 11,000 customers are out of power in Maryland and D.C. tonight, with the bulk of power outages in Montgomery County.The WaPo reports nearly all were restored after 2 hours, so that's OK. Who really needs electricity 24 hours a day?
Pepco is reporting that 9,513 customers in Montgomery County are in the dark tonight.
And 1,802 customers are out of power in D.C.
This comes as Pepco announced Tuesday that it was sending hundreds of Pepco workers into the field to prevent power outages.
Customers and elected officials have been critical of the power company since Wednesday, when a snow storm hit the region and knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of customers in the area.
Some Pepco customers didn't have their power restored until Monday night.
In the next installment: excerpts from emails to the Montgomery County Council.