Power Outages Due To High Winds

Jan 31, 2013 -- 9:55am

UPDATED 1 PM: Only isolated power outages remain for Delmarva Power customers in Sussex County after the high winds.

Power outages are being reported from Rehoboth Beach to the Indian River Inlet, and around Ocean View, Laurel, Farmington and Greenwood. The biggest outage is around Camden, where almost 600 customers are in the dark.

Currently, 27 Delaware Electric Cooperative members are without power west of Bethany Beach.

ORIGINAL STORY

The high winds last night and this morning have caused some power outages.

Currently, nearly 600 Delmarva Power customers in Sussex County are without power. Nearly half of those customers are in the Ocean View area. 153 customers are in the dark around Dagsboro, and another 107 customers are without power in the Roxana and Gumboro areas. Another two dozen customers are without power from Rehoboth Beach to Fenwick Island to Selbyville.

Only five Delaware Electric Cooperative members are currently without power. At the height of the storm last night, the Co-op says around 3,500 members lost power.

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