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Posted July 4, 2012 | 4 Comments
Utilities near full restoration
Utilities reported Wednesday that they have restored electricity to most of their customers.
Thousands of residents and businesses in the Northern Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia lost power when a storm ripped through the region last Friday.
On Thursday morning, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative had 30 customers without power, with 22 of them in Frederick County, one in Shenandoah County, three in Winchester and four in Augusta County. SVEC reported in a news release that there was a slight increase in outages overnight due to the storm system that moved through the area on Wednesday night.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative reported that it should have the majority of the 400 customers still without power restored by the end of the day Thursday.
Dominion Power reported it had restored electricity to 95 percent of its one million customers who lost power as a result of the storm.
Dominion Power, which has customers in Shenandoah and Clarke counties, reports it expects to restore electricity to the those without power in the Northern Shenandoah Valley by Sunday.
- Staff Reports