Update at 6:05 p.m. — The number of outages in Arlington is now down to just 67, according to Dominion.
Earlier: More than 2,000 Dominion customers are still without power after two strong storms knocked down trees and power lines Sunday.
As of 9:45 a.m. the utility company reported 2,084 customers in the dark, down from 8,295 outages immediately following the second of yesterday’s storms.
The outages are scattered across the county but mostly in south Arlington. Among the largest of the remaining outages are in the Aurora Highlands and Columbia Forest neighborhoods.
Dominion’s power outage map currently lists the estimated restoration time as between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. tonight.
The utility company has been struggling to restore power due to widespread damage from the storms. Currently Dominion is reporting 8,992 outages across Northern Virginia, including 2,832 in Fairfax County and 3,873 in Alexandria.
The downed trees and power lines are affecting bus service in Columbia Forest.
“Due to downed power lines, the ART Route 75 will not be servicing stops on S. Frederick Street until further notice,” Arlington Transit said in an alert earlier this morning. “Passengers can board on George Mason Drive.”
On the scene of damage from last night’s storms in Arlington.
Columbia Forest has 700 outages from large tree & branches knocking down 2 poles & 3 spans of wire. It’ll take 8 hours to repair.
Our crews are working as quickly as safely as possible
Thank you for your patience🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/mj7Eg7pyGs
— Peggy Fox (@PeggyDomEnergy) May 23, 2022
The outages are also affecting library service in Aurora Highlands.
Power is currently out at Aurora Hills due to yesterday's storms. We will open on time at 10 am, but there will be no Public PCs/Wi-Fi, and no access to your Library Account. You will be able to pick up holds & check out items.
All other Library locations are operating normally.
— Arlington VA Pub Lib (@ArlingtonVALib) May 23, 2022
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