Storm Aftermath Update: Tuesday Afternoon

Posted 7 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:

July 4

9-1-1 and Non-Emergency Numbers


  • In Fairfax County, 32,249 Dominion customers and 47 NOVEC customers are without power as of 5 p.m. today  
    • Dominion Virginia Power outages and downed wires: 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357), TTY 711; view outage map
    • NOVEC (Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative) outages and downed wires: 1-888-335-0500 or 703-335-0500, TTY 711; view outage reports
  • Stay away from downed wiresas they may be live with electricity.
  • Do not use candles as they may pose a fire threat.
  • Be sure to operate generators safely.


  • A number of roads (PDF) are still impacted by damage from the storm. The list is 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


  • There are no water restrictions in place.

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3 responses to “Storm Aftermath Update: Tuesday Afternoon”

  1. W. grant says :

    Has the water advisory been lifted?

  2. SPDyah00 says :

    Despite the continuing heat conditions, most/all FxCo facilities are closed for the holiday.
    If you can’t stand the heat in your home visit a neighbor, hospital, any house of God, or commercial facility (mall or hotel).