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Storms knock out power to 2M in eastern U.S.

Storms knock out power to 2M in eastern U.S.

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An uprooted tree lies across any street inside the American School neighborhood associated w


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Storms knock out power to 2M in eastern U.S.
 An uprooted tree lies across any street inside the American School neighborhood associated withWashington, D.C., June 30, 2012, your morning after having a violent storm swept by means of thearea. the fast-moving line of dangerous storms knocked out power to greater than 1.5 million clientsin the Washington metropolitan region alone, according to media reports. MANDELNGAN/AFP/Getty ImagesLast Update 11:30 a.m. ET(CBS/AP) Violent storms swept over the eastern U.S. late Friday as well as early Saturday, killing noless than 6 folks and also knocking out chance to more than 2 million clients throughout the easternUnited States, on the weekend when temperatures over the area are required to reach triple-digits.The mid-Atlantic region had been recently encountering 100-degree temperatures prior to Fridayevening's violent storms. thousands tend to be with out power -- along with with out ac -- as crewswork for you to obvious downed tree limbs and restore electricity.Falling trees had been blamed for your deaths involving 2 individuals inside Virginia, a couple of throughout new Jersey and yet another within Maryland. Police within Ohio stated yet anotherwoman died within the storms, but no details had been available. Among the fatalities: Any 90-year-old Virginia woman asleep in bed whenever a tree slammed into your ex home, and the couple small cousins on a camping trip in southern New Jersey. Anne Arundel County, Md., police stated inside a information launch Saturday that 25-year-old KevinObrien had been killed when a tree fell on to his automobile late Friday. A Couple Of various otherfolks in the vehicle suffered minor injuries.In Pittsgrove, N.J., police say 2 boys, ages 2 and also 7, were killed after a tree fell in their particulartent throughout the storm early Saturday in Parvin State Park. Authorities the boys' people ended upcamping from adjacent websites if the storm hit, as well as the family members made a choice tohuddle with every single other in one tent. These People the heavy winds as well as rains in thestorm snapped any pine tree, which usually then fell about the families' tent.The boys suffered serious injuries and died.Falling tree kills 2 children in N.J. state park In addition, a park officer ended up being injured simply by an uprooted tree within northern Virginia, as well as an 18-year-old man ended up being struck with a energy line, Fairfax Countypolice spokeswoman Mary Ann Jennings said. At least four utility poles fell on a road in Columbus, Ohio, making it as well harmful for peoplethroughout four cars to have out, police said. 1 individual ended up being come to the hospital. A range regarding thunderstorms, 100 miles through tip-to-toe, rolled via your Washington. D.C.
 
location Friday night packing winds of 50-to-80 mph, studies Topper Shutt associated with CBS D.C.affiliate WUSA-TV. The Actual exact same clump involving storms hit southeastern Ohio and alsoWest Virginia together with hurricane force winds Friday evening.These types of storms, known as Mesoscale Convective System, as well as Derecho, are usuallygenerally seen in the Midwest and never inside the Mid-Atlantic, Shutt adds. Amtrak suspended its support fromWashington, D.C., to become able toPhiladelphia thanks for the storms, at leastuntil mid-morning."It features had a widespread effect aroundthe region," Metro spokesman Dan Stesselmentioned early Saturday. He mentionedabout 17 train stations were operatingabout backup energy due to local energyoutages, but which he didn't anticipate services being disrupted on Saturday.Storm damage, including uprooted trees, in addition delayed the start involving third-round play atthe AT&T National golfing tournament throughout Bethesda, Md. Spectators along with volunteersare being barred from the program Saturday owing to safety concerns.Storm damage bars golf fans from AT&T NationalPower outagesWidespread power outages were reported through Indiana for you to New Jersey, with most themajority of the support interruptions focused on Washington, D.C. and surrounding areas, leavingmany with out energy - and without having air cooling - on per day in which temperatures arerequired to reach triple digits over the eastern U.S.Ohio Gov. John Kasich and also West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin each as well as every declared asituation regarding emergency.In Ohio state emergency officials say 800,000 to be able to one million people even now had poweroutages Saturday morning inside the aftermath involving severe storms that certain utility said wereone of the most powerful, harming winds since Hurricane Ike's within 2008. American Electrical Power stated damaged poles as well as distribution circuits within Ohio alongwith W.Va. will slow restoration pertaining to days.In New Jersey, more than 96,000 Atlantic Town Electric consumers and also 1,800 Jersey Centralpower & light had absolutely no services late Saturday morning, together with Atlantic and CapeMight counties the actual hardest-hit areas.In Maryland BGE will be working to bring back chance to more than 420,000 customers. Sinceassociated with Saturday morning, BGE features restored service to more than 100,000 customers,such the particular utility says "a huge number" associated with clients must anticipate to be with

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