Multiple states declare state of emergency following violent storms
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