Lightning flashes across the sky behind road flares which signal the closing of Studley Rd. in Hanover County, Va. on Saturday, June 30, 2012. Storms crossed the area for the second night in a row, causing power outages for an area already dealing with outages and downed trees from the prior evening. (AP Photo/ Richmond Times-Dispatch, Dean Hoffmeyer)
Gallery: Storm damage in WV and across Mid-Atlantic
Jul. 01, 2012 @ 08:18 AM
WASHINGTON — It could be several more days before electricity is restored to areas hit by vicious storms that killed at least 13 people and left 3 million power customers to negotiate sweltering temperatures without air conditioning.