Hurricane Florence Advisory from PEPCO

While the impact that Hurricane Florence will have on the DC Metro area is still uncertain, PEPCO has put out the following advisory for residents living in the DC Metro area:

“With Hurricane Florence expected to make landfall within 24 hours, residents are encouraged to prepare with flashlights and fresh batteries on each floor, bottles of water, non-perishable food, fully charged cell phones and other electronic devices, and an updated emergency supply kit.  Residents should also have a portable radio or TV on hand to monitor weather forecasts and receive official information. has additional information on preparedness.  Pepco has emphasized that residents should stay away from downed wires and assume they are energized. If a downed wire is discovered, please call Pepco at 1-877-737-2662 to report.  In addition, any power outages should be reported at and request automated call back when power is restored. “