Nearly 1,000 homes in the Kings Park neighborhood of Burke/West Springfield are reportedly without power Wednesday afternoon.
A Dominion Power map of power outages shows 958 homes are without power off of Rolling Road and Braddock in Kings Park.
In all, Dominion reports 17,861 customers are without power Wednesday afternoon in Northern Virginia.
Dominion Virginia Power officials were expecting widespread outages with this storm, they said yesterday. Additional utility crews and trucks are operating throughout the storm.
"We have moved additional crews and contractors into the area so that they are staged near to where we anticipate the most damage from the storm," said Dominion Virginia Power's Le-Ha Anderson. "In addition, we have made arrangements for utilities south of us to come onto our system to help if we have the outages that this storm could cause."
If You Lose Power
- To report an outage to Dominion Power, call 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357). To see Dominion's online outage map, click here.
- You should report your power outage to Dominion Power even if you think your neighbor already has reported it. It will help them pinpoint the cause of the outage and speed repairs.
- Customers can go to www.dom.com from their smart phone and it will direct them to the Dominion mobile site, where they can report power outages and get updates.