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.