Update, 5:41 p.m.:
At last count, about 3,940 homes and businesses were still without power in College Park zip codes (though again, that number includes some customers in neighboring towns). Countywide, the number had ticked down to 46,638, or about 21 percent
Meanwhile, the state's death toll since Friday's storms climbed to six, and the Prince George's County Fire Department said that it had received as normal on Saturday.
Update, 1:01 p.m.:
We're told that a number of households in the Berwyn neighborhood of College Park just lost power again after previously having it restored.
Pepco has warned this may happen as power is temporarily disconnected to repair lines or additional tree limbs fall and cause further damage.
Here's where things stand in College Park as of 11:45 a.m. Monday morning, now two-and-a-half days after severe storms lashed the region with high winds and driving rains:
- According to Pepco, some 63,145 customers—or 28 percent—remain without power in Prince George's County. That's down significantly from Sunday, and better than neighboring Montgomery County, where 44 percent of customers are still in the dark.
- In College Park zip codes, about 4,300 customers were without power at last check (though that figure includes some residents from neighboring towns).
- For information on individual outages—and whether yours has been reported—visit Pepco's outage map, mouse over College Park, and select "Go to outage locations."
- All College Park government buildings are open, and phones, websites, and email are functioning.
- Trash pickup is proceeding on a normal schedule.
- City officials have been in communicaiton Pepco about areas still without power. If you spot fallen trees or downed wires that haven't been marked with caution tape, you're asked to contact the Public Works Department at 240-487-3590.
- Several major intersections around the area are still without functioning traffic lights, including Adelphi Road at Toledo Road on the western edge of University Park and Kenilworth Ave. at River Rd. in Riverdale Park. If you come across any others in the vicinity of College Park, let us know and we'll post the details here.
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