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Thousands of Power Outages Reported Due to Wet, Heavy Snow



    A mix of snow and sleet with strong winds is knocking out power in some parts of the D.C. area. News4's David Culver checked in with Dominion Virginia Power. (Published Tuesday, March 14, 2017)

    Wet, heavy snow and freezing rain fell on the D.C. area Monday night and Tuesday morning, leading to thousands of power outages across the region.

    About 3 p.m., the following outage totals were reported:

    Pepco (outage map):

    • District of Columbia: 55
    • Prince George's County: 4,050

    Dominion Virginia (outage map):

    • Northern Virginia (mostly in Fauquier and King George counties, with 71 outages in Alexandria and 25 in Fairfax County): 1,598

    SMECO (outage map):

    • Calvert County: 44
    • Charles County: 2,765 
    • Prince George's County: 1,080
    • St. Mary's County: 215
    BGE (outage map):
    • Anne Arundel County: 1,784
    • Calvert County: 9
    • Prince George's County: 1,427

    MonPower (outage map):

    • Maryland: 24
    • West Virginia: 32

    NOVEC (outage map):

    • 0

    Are you having a problem in your area you need to report? Below, find phone numbers for many regional power companies.

    • Pepco: 877-737-2662
    • Dominion Virginia Power: 866-366-4357
    • BGE: 877-778-2222 or Text "OUT" to 69243
    • SMECO Report outages: 877-747-6326
    • MonPower: 888-544-4877 or Text "OUT" for outages or "STAT" for outage report to 544487
    • NOVEC: 888-335-0500