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More than 3,500 homes and businesses are currently without power in Arlington due to a reported transformer fire.
It was a slick afternoon commute for many drivers Tuesday night as storms rumbled through the D.C. region. Here’s what you need to know.
Thunderstorm Warning, Flash Flood Warning Impacts Part Of NoVA - Vienna, VA - The National Weather Service located a severe thunderstorm moving east in Northern Virginia Wednesday evening.
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The D.C. region is picking up the pieces after thunderstorms brought destructive wind gusts Tuesday evening, downing trees, severing power lines and leaving tens of thousands in the dark through the overnight hours.
Power is being restored to the area after thousands were left without electricity in the wake of thunderstorms that hit the D.C. area Saturday night.
Thousands of power customers across Northern Virginia are waking up without electricity after severe storms swept the region.
Thursday storms brought brief flooding, damaging winds, hail and power outages to DC region - WTOP News
Strong thunderstorms are moving through the D.C. region, posing a risk of damaging winds and small hail through Thursday evening.
Strong thunderstorms are in Sunday evening’s forecast, capping off an unusually hot and humid spring weekend for the D.C. region. See the latest forecast.
More than 26,000 without power across Northern Virginia after strong storms | Headlines | insidenova.com
Severe thunderstorms moved across Northern Virginia on Sunday evening, knocking out power to more than 26,000 customers.
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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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