Another day, another power outage

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The dehumidifier clued us in first. It began beeping due to low power. When we turned on the cellar lights, they were very dim. Ah, a brownout. Then eventually, the whole below ground floor was without power while the 1st floor and the second floor lights were fine. It wasn't until later that I noticed somethings that the outlets for the second floor were on exceedingly low juice.
We ran an orange extension cord to the basement for essentials and were happy that we had ceiling fans. Oh yeah, the A/C also low juice. There was a low breeze coming from the vents. I figured it was best to turn that off and use the box, vent and ceiling fans to keep  cool.
Without A/C it got to about 83F. We normally keep it at 80F.
Then sometime in the night it went to black. No fans, no nothin'. I woke up because I was sweating like a pig. We were about to retreat to the cooler basement when the power came back on.
When it started that day, we did what we normally did, go outside where other neighbors were to compare notes. Like us, others had lost power in one part of the house and not others. Another thing, the meters were acting weird.
I understand the recent big power outage was hard for Pepco, but this is stupid. And disappointing.

NOT RELATED- Field to City will be closed today Sat. July 7th due to staff shortage. They'll be open Sunday 10AM-7PM

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