For Immediate Release
Mays Landing, N. J. - According to the National Weather Service, the Atlantic City Electric service territory will continue to experience heavy rains for the next several days, which could result in flooding in some areas.
Strong storms and heavy rains can also cause extended power outages. That is why it is important to be prepared for the loss of power in your home when severe weather hits. Most importantly, Atlantic City Electric wants its customers to stay safe when storms or flooding occur and impact their daily lives.
Below are some indoor safety tips to keep in mind when preparing for - or experiencing - heavy rainstorms:
If customers experience a power outage, they should consider:
It is also important to keep these outdoor safety tips in mind when severe weather hits:
To report a power outage or downed wire, call 1-800-833-7476.
Atlantic City Electric, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe, reliable and affordable regulated electric delivery services to more than 500,000 customers in southern New Jersey.