A fast-moving thunderstorm with 60mph-plus winds hit Pepco Sunday, causing a massive power outage affecting 280,000 residents in the region. Plus, it even brought the company’s own website down. Spokesperson David Morehead said: “As of now it’s still down, but they’re trying to get it back up.” Continue reading for a video on how Pepco restores power.

Pepco saw about 200,000 customers lost electricity in Montgomery Country, 49,000 in Prince George’s County, and 28,000 in D.C., according to a press release issued by the company.

[via WashingtonpostTET]