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Virginia Election Day 2022: Updates - Virginia Mercury

Live updates on how Election Day 2022 is unfolding in Virginia

Nov 8, 2022

Power restored on Danish island; outage was ‘local fault’ - WTOP News

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A power outage briefly hit the Danish Baltic Sea island of Bornholm Monday. Authorities initially said that an underwater cable from…

Oct 10, 2022

Dominion Energy restores power to thousands of customers after Virginia widespread outages | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

Heavy wind and rain hit Virginia on Friday, leading to thousands of power outages across the state. As of Saturday morning, Dominion energy has restored power to thousands of customers, and crews are still working on active outages.

Oct 1, 2022

Fallen trees in Piedmont Triad damage homes, knock out power for around 350,000 people across NC | FOX8 WGHP Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — Fallen trees are causing problems on Friday afternoon as the remnants of Hurricane Ian continue to cause storms in the Piedmont Triad. Gary Gray, his wife and son were at their home on Arden Place in High Point, when they heard a loud noise. “It almost sounded like you could hear […]

Sep 30, 2022

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Sep 26, 2022

Boom crane crashes into power lines in Chesterfield County, causing outage | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

Chesterfield County Police officers are on scene of a crane crash that is causing a small power outage.

Sep 22, 2022

Messy roads, power outages and damage across the DC region due to severe storms

Severe storms continue to sweep through the D.C. region, causing damage and delays.

Sep 12, 2022

Man Arrested in Metro Power Outage – NBC4 Washington

A man was arrested for tampering with power lines at the Southern Avenue Metro Station on Friday, WMATA said.

Sep 10, 2022

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Fairfax, Virginia

City Fairfax
County Fairfax
State Virginia (VA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 22030, 22031, 22032, 22033, 22034, 22035, 22036, 22037, 22038