Storms on the way

We are getting severe storm alerts from the National Weather Service, neighbors and media sources.  We wanted to make sure you are also getting this severe storm alert that is expected to start this morning with a derecho style wind storm followed by a cold front into tonight.  Hopefully, the storm will weaken and we will have some nice rain.  However, it is better to be alert and take precaution.

Stay Informed: Fairfax County Emergency Information
http://fairfaxcountyemergency.wordpress.com/

Important Numbers:
Non-Emergency Information: If you are having an emergency, please call 911
The Fairfax County Non-Emergency number (703-691-2131); VA TTY NUMBER IS 711
However, if you have an emergency, please dial 911.

Shelter Locations: Call 2-1-1 for Shelter Location
Road Conditions: Call 5-1-1 for road conditions

Power Outages:
Dominion Virginia Power outages and downed wires: 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357)
NOVEC (Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative) outages and downed wires: 1-888-335-0500 or 703-335-0500
Pepco outages: 1-877-737-2662; downed wires: 202-872-343

Downed Trees:
Public roads: Virginia Department of Transportation: 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623)
Parks: Fairfax County Park Authority: 703-324-8594
Public Areas: Fairfax County Urban Forestry: 703-324-1770

Private property:

Removal is the property owner’s responsibility. Be aware of the risk of chain saw injury during tree removal. Use a chain saw safely to clear debris. If a tree has hit your home, call your property insurance company before starting the removal process.

Water:

Fairfax Water: 703-698-5800 – 703-698-5613 (after hours)

Please be safe and try to stay off the roads!

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