Irene has the lights out for a lot of folks–nearly 5 million homes and businesses in a dozen states are still without electricity, and utilities warned it might be a week or more before some people get their power back.
Here are the latest numbers for our area:
Peco: the utility has restored power to more than 450,000 customers, but 47,000 are still without. Of those, 700 are in Philadelphia.
PSE&G: 99,600 are still dark.
Atlantic City Electric: 34,127
Delmarva Power: 15,667
We’ll keep you updated.