Important Storm Information

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 –

Stay safe!
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.

Washington Gas
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 – or you can call 511. After 2 inches of snow you can track VDOT’s plowing here – To report hazards or ask road related questions call 800-367-7623

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.

Downed Trees
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.

Local Resources
Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management
Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management-Emergency Alert Sign Up
Dominion Virginia Power

State Resources
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Virginia 511 Road Conditions

Federal Resources
The National Weather Service
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Federal Emergency Management Agency