Today’s Storm Impacts: What You Need to Know

Posted 5:15 p.m.

Strong storms passed through our area this afternoon impacting some of you in different ways. More storms are predicted tonight:

Power Outages

As of this time, 11,000 customers are without power. If your power is out, call your provider and report it.

  • Dominion Virginia Power: 1-866-366-4357, TTY 711;
  • NOVEC: 1-888-335-0500, TTY 711

If you’re driving and come across a traffic light that is out, be patient and treat it as a four-way stop.

Downed Trees

We’re seeing some reports of downed trees in our community. Visit this page to learn who to call about a downed tree.

Potential Flooding

At this time (5:15 p.m.), rain and discharge gauges indicate that we will experience significant street flooding at Huntington as a result of today’s thunderstorms. Residents should move their vehicles from the low areas along Fenwick Drive and Arlington Terrace to higher ground.


The National Weather Service forecast calls for a chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2 a.m. Some of the storms could be severe. The chance of precipitation is 30 percent with new rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

About Fairfax County Emergency Information

Official emergency information about preparedness, response and recovery from Fairfax County Government.