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In its efforts to return power to the Pittsburgh region, Duquesne Light Company has updated its timeline for complete restoration.VIDEO ABOVE: Our coverage of the outages from Wednesday.Originally, officials believed power outages could remain for some customers until Sunday. Now, DLC estimates power restoration could be complete by Friday at 9 p.m. Crews from DLC, with aid from Ohio and West Virginia, are working to restore service for around 650 customers without power.A storm swept through Western Pennsylvania on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines. Duquesne Light said its crews have been working around the clock since Monday evening, including nearly 250 lineworkers and troubleshooters.At the peak of the outages, DLC reported around 90,000 without power. In their latest statement, DLC says additional outages can’t be ruled out due to the heat.”Even though power will be restored regarding Monday’s severe weather, DLC crews, contractors and mutual assistance crews will continue working throughout the weekend to complete work. Customers who remain without power should consider alternate arrangements to stay cool and safe — especially during this historic heat wave.”

In its efforts to return power to the Pittsburgh region, Duquesne Light Company has updated its timeline for complete restoration.

VIDEO ABOVE: Our coverage of the outages from Wednesday.

Originally, officials believed power outages could remain for some customers until Sunday. Now, DLC estimates power restoration could be complete by Friday at 9 p.m.

Crews from DLC, with aid from Ohio and West Virginia, are working to restore service for around 650 customers without power.

A storm swept through Western Pennsylvania on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines.

Duquesne Light said its crews have been working around the clock since Monday evening, including nearly 250 lineworkers and troubleshooters.

At the peak of the outages, DLC reported around 90,000 without power.

In their latest statement, DLC says additional outages can’t be ruled out due to the heat.

“Even though power will be restored regarding Monday’s severe weather, DLC crews, contractors and mutual assistance crews will continue working throughout the weekend to complete work. Customers who remain without power should consider alternate arrangements to stay cool and safe — especially during this historic heat wave.”



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2024-06-20 19:16:00

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