March 6, 2013 / 3:46 PM / in 5 years

FACTBOX-More than 160,000 without power in U.S. Mid-Atlantic as storm hits

March 6 (Reuters) - More than 160,000 homes and businesses were without
power on Wednesday afternoon, mostly in Virginia and West Virginia, as a
snowstorm hit the U.S. Mid-Atlantic, power companies said.
    
    The following lists some of the hardest-hit utilities, plus numbers of homes
and businesses lacking power.
    
 Power Company             Holding Company  State        Out Now   Peak Out
 Dominion                  Dominion         VA, NC        113,700   113,700
 FirstEnergy - WV          FirstEnergy      WV             14,700    17,600
 Atlantic City Electric    Pepco Holdings   NJ             10,500    10,500
 AEP - Appalachian         AEP              VA, WV, TN      7,500     7,500
 PSE&G                     PSEG             NJ              5,000     5,000
 Delmarva                  Pepco Holdings   MD, DE          4,400     4,400
 AEP - Ohio                AEP              OH, WV          3,000     3,000
 FirstEnergy - New Jersey  FirstEnergy      NJ              3,000     3,000
 Progress Carolinas        Duke             NC, SC          1,600     1,600
 Duke - Carolinas          Duke             NC, SC          1,400     1,400
                                                                           
                                            Total         164,800   167,700
 
 (Reporting by Scott DiSavino; Editing by Dale Hudson)

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