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Storm causes thousands to lose power

Atlantic City Electric is reporting that there are several municipalities in Atlantic and Cape May counties already experiencing power outages because of the winter storm. 

In Somers Point, 65 percent of Atlantic City Electric customers were without power around 1:30 on Tuesday. Almost 4,000 customers in that city were reported to be without power, the company reported.

Atlantic City Electric is also reporting that there is a severe power outage in Ocean City, currently affecting 1,222 customers.

Twenty-three customers were reported to be without power in Linwood as well.

In Middle and Upper Township, the company reported that less than five customers were without power in both of those municipalities.

The company says power should be restored by 3 p.m. today (Tuesday) in all outage areas. 


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