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You're right now -- number fourteen month.
I get millions of others are without power this morning after a series of summer storms that swept through nearly a dozen eastern states -- Including Northern Virginia and Washington DC the area there.
Among the areas hardest hit that's where Peter -- is standing by live right now Peter what do you see him.
Mike we're seeing that now that's since the sun is up the neighbors in this area are coming out and they're starting to see what.
Try to damage there was.
And they are learning that one of the two reported fatalities was on their block you look at the house behind me -- a huge tree literally just cut it.
Completely and half I spoke to the neighbors.
They say that they think the woman who lived in there was about ninety years old and based on what they know about her at about that house.
That was her bedroom and since the storm came in around quarter to eleven last night they say.
They speculate we still have this confirmed from the public information officer but the neighbor speculate.
That she was struck by that tree.
While she was sleeping now let's start to get hot out here with the sun up.
There is no power anywhere in this area come in and driving in from DC once we got off the highway we drove about two miles to get here we saw one.
Traffic signal that what's working and that's why because there was a generator plugged in.
Right there on the sidewalk cranking out the -- for those red yellow and green lights.
So nobody here is gonna have air conditioning on -- -- that we're gonna have an excessive heat warning and on top of that we're now getting word.
Is there are water restrictions in prince George's county and Montgomery County Maryland the authorities say that they need to preserve the water to preserve firefighting capabilities and they're asking people.
Please do not water your lawns wash your clothes or your dishes.
Or flush the toilet after every single time to -- them over a million people in this area are reportedly -- -- power right now.
They're gonna be high.
But at least they're alive not everyone -- -- -- -- us.
You thanks so much for the update from there obviously people need to stay hydrated today.
Stay indoors if you -- let's get to some.
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