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Wintry mix and winds knock out power in mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON - (AP) - A mix of snow and sleet with strong winds is knocking out power for more than 100,000 customers in the mid-Atlantic.

Dominion Power reports more than 40,000 customers in the dark in Virginia on Tuesday morning, mostly in the Richmond area.

Maryland officials report about 46,000 outages around the state, with nearly 18,000 of those in Charles County and nearly 11,000 in Cecil County. Delmarva Power reports more than 26,000 customers without power in New Castle County, Delaware.

The National Weather Service is predicting 4 to 6 inches of snow in Baltimore and 3 to 4 inches in Washington. There could be 12 to 18 inches of snow in Hagerstown, Maryland and 8 to 12 inches in Winchester, Virginia. Officials are urging people to stay home while crews clear roads.


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