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Thousands lose power, damage across DMV region amid Tuesday storms

Downed trees and powerlines were seeing across DMV communities with severe weahter impacting the region.

WASHINGTON — Thousands were without power across parts of the DMV region amid severe weather that rolled through local communities for a second day straight.

Downed trees and power lines were the cause of the outages. 

Most outages were seen in northern Virginia, with Dominion Energy reporting over 7,000 customers without power in the later part of the afternoon on Tuesday. 

PEPCO reported nearly 500 outages amid storms that hit D.C. and Maryland.

WUSA9 will continue to update this story as more information comes into our newsroom. 

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