Multiple states declare state of emergency following violent storms

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Virginia, Ohio, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. have all declared a state of emergency after last night’s violent storms, and millions are without power.

WashPost: Virginia, West Virginia and Ohio, declare state of emergency resulting in at least 9 deaths & leaving millions without power.

— Ezstreetshow.com (@ezstreet) June 30, 2012

DC, MD, & VA just declared a state of emergency. Sh*t just got real!

— Soda Popinski (@Hova1914) June 30, 2012

Great … Cell towers are intermittent – no power – 100F weather and the governor just declares a state of emergency.

— Slate (@Slate004) June 30, 2012

Baltimore is officially in a state of emergency, according to the mayor. AND they're estimating it could take 5-7 days to restore power.

— Paris Bienert (@ParisBienert) June 30, 2012

get gas while you can! all stations in WV closing to conserve due to state of emergency.

— Darrian Duckworth (@duckduckdarrian) June 30, 2012

The governor has declared a state of emergency in Ohio, damn #TheStruggle

— Euphorian Nirvana (@Thazex) June 30, 2012

Due to all the storms that came thru last night Virginia has been declared a State of Emergency. Stay safe everyone!!

— Delilah Raines (@Delilah_Raines) June 30, 2012

The estimated time for power restoration is varying from state to state.

Ohio: We estimate approx. 95% of outages will be restored by late Mon. night, the rest by late Tues. We are continually restoring power. ^LH

— Duke Energy Storm (@DukeEnergyStorm) June 30, 2012

BREAKING: #VA Gov. Bob McDonnell declares a state of emergency. "This is the largest non-hurricane power outage in Virginia history."

— WTOP (@WTOP) June 30, 2012

300,000 people without power in WV–AEP says no estimate on when it wil be back on–Yikes

— Keith Morehouse (@KeithMorehouse) June 30, 2012

To my DC friends: Think of the power outage not as an annoyance but as a tax.

— Garrett Quinn (@GarrettQuinn) June 30, 2012

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