Storm Aftermath Update: Monday Afternoon
Posted 6:24 p.m.
A state of emergency remains in effect for Fairfax County and Virginia as a result of the severe storms that impacted our area Friday night.
Here’s what you need to know:
9-1-1 and Non-Emergency Numbers
- Please only call 9-1-1 if you have an emergency; do not call 9-1-1 to report power outages.
- If you need to call public safety for a non-emergency, please use these alternate numbers: 703-691-7561 or 703-691-3680. Do not call these numbers for power outage information.
- Residents who need urgent human services assistance should call 703-222-0880, TTY 711, for information and referrals.
- In Fairfax County, 75,232 Dominion customers and 241 NOVEC customers are without power as of 5 p.m. today
- Stay away from downed wires as they may be live with electricity.
- Do not use candles as they may pose a fire threat.
- Be sure to operate generators safely.
Closures and Delays
- Fairfax County Government is open, Tuesday, July 3; however employees have been granted unscheduled leave. Emergency service personnel report as scheduled.
- Fairfax County Public Schools operating status will be updated online at http://www.fcps.edu/.
- The Fairfax County Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court are open.
- View the latest list of closures and delays.
- A number of roads (PDF) are still impacted by damage from the storm. The list will be updated as information becomes available.
- Treat intersections with traffic lights that are out or flashing as four-way stops; the driver on the right has the right-of-way. Traffic rules during power outages.
- For the latest info, call VDOT at 511 or 1-800-FOR-ROAD.
Tree and Debris Removal
- The storm may have left a trail of debris on your property. Here’s some information about debris removal to help you get rid of those materials.
- Many may also have downed trees in and around their yards. Find out more about tree removal and who to contact if you need help.
- Both the I-66 Transfer Station and I-95 Solid Waste Complexes are open this week, including special July 4 hours. Hours, directions and information.
- Also, remember to protect yourself during cleanup.
Food and Medication Safety
- Food Safety
- Heat can affect the potency and stability of your medications. Check with your pharmacist or medical professional if you have concerns or questions. More information.
- The Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for Falls Church Water customers in Tysons Corner, Vienna and Dunn Loring. Customers no longer need to boil or treat tap water for drinking or cooking.
- There are no water restrictions in place.