from the Pat Herrity Report:
I just wanted to send you a quick reminder to fill up on gas, charge your electronic devices, and check on elderly neighbors during the storm this afternoon, as well as send you some important links and phone numbers. Details about closures, power outages and other important information is below, and keep up to date on what’s going on and emergency alerts at the County’s emergency blog – http://fairfaxcountyemergency.
Pat Herrity, Fairfax County – Springfield District Supervisor
When the power goes out use this website to see their restoration work. Please report any downed power lines or outages through Dominion’s interactive voice response system (1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357), or via smartphone here.
Stay away from downed lines and anything touching them, and please report them immediately to your power company.
To report an outage call 1-800-837-4966.
To report an outage call 703-378-8422.
If you smell gas, or in the event of a natural gas emergency, leave the area immediately and call 911 and Washington Gas at 703-750-1400 or 1-800-752-7520. WG customer service line: 703-750-1000.
Current road conditions and hazards can be found here –http://www.511virginia.org/ or you can call 511. After 2 inches of snow you can track VDOT’s plowing here –http://novasnowplowing.
Please only call 9-1-1 if you have an emergency; do not call 9-1-1 to report power outages. If for some reason you are unable to reach 9-1-1, use these alternate numbers: 703-691-7561 or 703-691-3680. These numbers may be used for either emergency or non-emergency calls. Do not call these numbers for power outage information.
Please report downed trees you see appropriately, if trees fall in your neighborhood, here’s who to call regarding removal:
Adjacent to Public Roads: Contact Virginia Department of Transportation at 1-800-FOR-ROAD, TTY 711.
On County Parkland: Contact Fairfax County Park Authority at 703-324-8594, TTY 703-324-3988.
Posing Hazard to Public Areas: Contact Fairfax County Urban Forestry at 703-324-1770, TTY 703-324-1877
Private Property: Removal is the property owner’s responsibility.