A spokesman for the power company estimates power will be back on Sunday between 5-7 p.m. Much of Mount Vernon Highway closed during repairs.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Dominion Power restores power to more than 100,000 in 24 hours after strong storm hits Saturday.
Update Sunday 5:30 p.m.: Things are starting to get back to normal for those who lost power over the weekend, just in time for getting back to work and school on Monday. Dominion Power has restored power to more than 100,000 homes in 24 hours time in Northern Virginia. As of about 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, Dominion Power reported 2,114 still without power in Northern Virginia. Here is an update of outages in the area: The National Weather Service reported Sunday morning that a preliminary investigation by the service shows no tornado touched down in Northern Virginia on Saturday. Photos of Saturday storm damage in Northern Virginia. --- Update Sunday, 3:45 a.m.: After a strong storm with high winds hit the Northern Virginia area on Saturday …
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Shop is accepting donations to help bakery stay open following last week’s storm. Calling on loyal patrons to come in and spend, donate.
Hollin Hall Pastry Shop is accepting donations to help the store get back on its feet following a four-day power outage that spoiled all its supplies and left the shop closed for six days. The shop reopened Friday with a supply of breakfast pastries and plans to have sweets filling the showcases by Saturday. However, the store’s insurance policy didn’t cover the losses incurred during the power outage, which totaled about $35,000, said General Manager Tammy Swann. All supplies in refrigerators or freezers were a total loss, Swann said. The shop also runs a wholesale business, supplying local restaurants and hotels with desserts, which will take even longer to restart, she said. As a small business with little cash on hand, the shop’s …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
While waiting for the power to return, what was your most helpful item?
When a surprise derecho hit Northern Virginia Friday night, its winds downed trees and power lines, cutting off "juice" to thousands in the area. While most customers of Dominion Virginia Power are back up and running, there are still 13,000 homes without power in Northern Virginia Thursday morning, according to the company's latest figures. If you were in the dark after the derecho, what got you through? What was the one most useful item that made it bearable? A generator, a flashlight, a book, ice? Take our poll — and if you don't see your top item in the list, tell us about it in the comments box!