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7:45 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Winds Cause Power Outages on Delmarva

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Gusty winds have taken down trees, causing power outages in Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Delmarva Power reported more than 2,000 customers had lost electricity on Sunday morning. The outages were centered mostly in New Castle County and Cecil County, Maryland.

By mid-afternoon, Delmarva Power was still showing outages affecting about 1,500 customers.

In the Lewes area, the Delaware Electric Cooperative reported about a dozen customers lost service.

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Local News
11:58 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Power Outages on Delmarva After Storm

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Hundreds of power outages have been reported in Delaware after heavy rain and wind brought down a number of trees and wires.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that 370 Delmarva Power customers lost power in the Claymont area south of Interstate 95 just before 5 a.m. Thursday. Another 200 lost power across New Castle County, lower Delaware and nearby Maryland.

The Delaware Electric Cooperative says about 50 members are without service, mostly in Sussex County.

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Local News
8:00 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Delmarvans Weather the Snow Storm

Downtown Salisbury
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Delmarvans were digging themselves out of the snow that hit the peninsula on Tuesday with most schools (WBOC) yesterday and today.

In Delaware there was 11.5 inches of snow in Greenville while in Newark it was 5.6 inches and in Laurel only on inch.   

On the Maryland Eastern Shore there was four inches snow At the Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport by late afternoon.

Further south on the Eastern Shore of Virginia saw around 3.5 inches.

Delmarvans Cope

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12:02 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Wind Outages (Update)

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GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - Strong storms that blew through Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore left thousands of utility customers without power.

Delmarva Power reported about 2,000 customers without power Thursday morning, down from a peak of about 7,800 outages.

The vast majority of remaining outages Thursday were in Delaware, with about 600 in Kent County, 700 in New Castle County and 580 in Sussex County. Another 120 customers in Caroline County, Md. were without power.

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8:58 am
Thu January 31, 2013

High Winds Knock Out Power on Delmarva

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - Thousands of people have lost power after strong storms blew through Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Delmarva Power is reporting about 5,400 customers were still without power in area early Thursday. The outages were the worst in New Castle and Sussex counties in Delaware and Talbot County in Maryland. More than 7,800 customers were without power overnight.

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12:20 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Last Day for Input on Utilities' Handling of Storm Outages

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BALTIMORE (AP) --It’s the last day for Maryland residents to submit comments about electric companies’ handling of the ”derecho” storm in June that caused days of power outages.


Monday is the last day to submit comments to the Maryland Public Service Commission, which regulates the state’s electric companies. Residents can submit comments through the commission’s website.


PSC is planning hearings with utility companies on September 13 and 14.