Heat wave adds to misery of storms, power outages in East
Matt Pearce and Melanie MasonWASHINGTON — Utility crews struggled to restore electricity across several Eastern states Sunday as a withering heat wave heightened the misery inflicted by last week's violent storms.
"But unlike a polite hurricane that gives you three days of warning, this storm gave us all of the impact of a hurricane without any of the warning of a hurricane," Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley told CNN's "State of the Union."
Storms that pummeled the mid-Atlantic region Friday night have been blamed for at least 14 deaths in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Kentucky and Washington, with damage reported as far west as Indiana. Four states and the nation's capital have declared states of emergency, and cooling shelters have been set up to help residents cope.
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"Heat wave adds to misery of storms, power outages in East", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2012. Consulté le 25/09/2023. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/heat-wave-adds-to-misery-of-storms-power-outages-in-east