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Powhatan Power Outages Caused by Weather


February 18, 2021 - Winter Storm

Ice accretions between 0.20 inch and 0.25 inch, along with sleet accumulations between 0.5 inch and 1.0 inch were reported. Several trees and power lines were downed, with numerous power outages reported.

February 13, 2021 - Ice Storm

Freezing rain or freezing drizzle resulted in significant ice accretion between 0.25 inch and 0.40 inch across the county. Numerous trees and power lines were downed, with widespread power outages reported due to the ice accretion.

August 19, 2019 - Thunderstorm Wind

Large limbs and small trees were downed on power lines.

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May 31, 2019 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees were downed onto a power line along Old Buckingham Road.

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January 12, 2019 - Winter Storm

Snowfall totals generally ranged between one inch and two inches across the county. In addition, freezing rain and freezing drizzle produced one to two tenths of an inch of ice which caused scattered power outages. Powhatan reported 1.5 inches of snow.



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Nov 9, 2022

Power outage impacts over 500 customers in Chesterfield County | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

A power outage is impacting over 500 customers in the Harpers Mill area of Chesterfield County on Saturday morning.

Oct 15, 2022

NOON UPDATE: Hampton Roads, Southwest Virginia hit hardest by power outages

Noon update: Dominion Energy is reporting 25,946 customers without power in Virginia as of midday Saturday.

Oct 1, 2022

Thousands without power in Virginia due to severe weather | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

With the arrival of stormy weather -- and the expected arrival of Post-tropical cyclone Ian from the South -- customers all across Virginia are experiencing power outages.

Sep 30, 2022

Storm causes traffic delays, crashes, power outages for thousands | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

An evening storm Sunday night with strong winds caused problems on area roads for drivers and also residents at home.

Sep 25, 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

Clover Hill High School closed Tuesday due to power outage | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

Clover Hill High School in Chesterfield County is closed Tuesday due to a power outage, according to Dominion Energy.

Sep 13, 2022

Downed tree causes power outage, road closure in Petersburg | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

Dominion Energy's outage map shows around 315 households in the area without power as of Sunday at 7:20 a.m., the estimated time of restoration is between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Sep 11, 2022

Squirrel caused more than 10,000 homes, businesses to lose power in Virginia | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation

More than 10,000 people lost power Wednesday morning in Virginia Beach after a squirrel got into a substation, Dominion Energy says.

Sep 8, 2022

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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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Powhatan, Virginia

City Powhatan
County Powhatan
State Virginia (VA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 23139

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