DC to be Dark for Days

0 Posted by - July 1, 2012 - Career & Business, Politics, Science

 DC to be Dark for DaysD.C. area power outages after storm could last for days

The temperature already had pushed past 80 degrees by the time many people rolled from their sweat-soaked beds in the Washington region, facing the third day of a heat wave without the luxury of air conditioning.

The number without power was dropping by the hour — 779,535 at 8:30 a.m., down by almost 10,000 since daybreak — but for many it would be days before the lights and air conditioning returned.

CONTINUED at the Washington Post.

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