Monday, April 19, 2010

Some Are Still Without Power From Friday's Storms

Power outages were expected to persist in pockets across the region today as crews work to restore service knocked out by Friday's storms. As of midday Sunday, less than 10,000 people remained without electric service.  spokesman for Duquesne Light said that 1,100 customers were without service as of 10 p.m. Sunday. That was down from a peak of 36,000.

The majority of customers were to have power restored Sunday evening but some outages will persist until this afternoon, according to a news release from the company. Duquesne Light said the hardest hit areas were Baldwin, Mt. Lebanon, West Mifflin and Whitehall.
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