Power outage update, Jan. 10 at 9 a.m.

County staff continue to coordinate with the electric service providers, and restoring power remains our number one objective in the Emergency Operations Center. As of 9:00am this morning (1/10), 92% of the County has regained power.

Please find updated outage numbers below.

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative
Current Outages: 229

Dominion Energy
Current Outages: 0

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC)
Current Outages: 1,536
REC's outage map: https://outagemap.myrec.coop/
REC's current & upcoming crew work locations: myrec.coop/work-locations
How power is restored: https://www.myrec.coop/how-power-restored

REC has received reports of members attempting to restore power on their own. DO NOT DO THIS. Electricity is extremely dangerous. Severe injury and even death are both possible. Treat ALL downed lines and RELATED equipment as if they are energized – or could be energized. The following is extremely dangerous and we URGE YOU TO NOT:
-Touch power lines or anything that could be in contact with power lines
-Attempt to use any other objects to touch power lines or related equipment
-Cut trees or move other objects in contact with power lines

If you are still without power and need assistance, please call us at 540-967-3496.

For real-time power outage numbers, visit https://poweroutage.us/area/county/613.

 

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