Tens of thousands still without power in Pennsylvania

Written by The Associated Press and WITF Staff Report | Mar 4, 2018 12:06 PM


(Philadelphia) -- Tens of thousands of homes and businesses remain without power in Pennsylvania following Friday's storm that swept across the northeastern United States.

PECO reported more than 121,000 customers without power Sunday in the five-county Philadelphia area. PPL Electric Utilities reports more than 54,000 customers without power, with most outages in Lehigh, Northampton, Bucks, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties.

Utilities said crews were working around the clock to help restore power to customers, and PPL said it was recalling about 25 linemen now doing storm restoration work in Puerto Rico to help out in Pennsylvania.

PECO says it concentrates on high-power transmission lines and substations, then critical health and safety facilities such as hospitals, police and fire stations, and then areas that will restore power to as many customers as possible.

How to report an outage or find an outage map

PPL Electric 

     1-800-DIAL-PPL (1-800-342-5775)

     Outage map

Adams Electric:


     Outage map

Met Ed/First Energy

     1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877)

     Outage map


      1-800- 276-2722 

      Outage map

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