Update 11:34 a.m.
The Fairfax County emergency blog is reporting the county's 911 call center is down.
To report an emergency, please go to a police or fire station.
Update 11:20 a.m.
Merni Fitzgerald, the director of public affairs for Fairfax County, said the county has activated its emergency operations center and will be posting a comprehensive list of resources for local residents on its emergency blog shortly.
Residents can elect to receive email notifications whenever the blog is updated.
Update: 10:45 a.m.
Nearly a quarter of a million customers in Fairfax County are without power—or air conditioning—this morning.
Dominion is reporting 235,164 out of its nearly 400,000 Fairfax customers are currently offline.
Throughout Northern Virginia, that number is 437,102.
Fairfax County Police officers are assessing the extent of storm damage. They do not yet have a sense of how widespread but a desk officer said at 10:35 a.m. that they hope to have a clearer update in an hour.
Be sure to check back with Patch.
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A handful of trees and a lot of debris covered much of Annandale following that brought wind, rain and a lot of lightning to the area.
Most street lights in Annandale at intersections like Old Columbia Pike and Little River Turnpike, Hummer Road and Annandale Road, were out, causing a little bit of back up as motorists attempted to drive through.
There were plenty of cars parked at and , but most residents turned away upon after they were unable to gain entry. Lines of people and cars circled McDonald's and nearby 7-Elevens, but most remained dark without power. Shop owners in the , and elsewhere could be seen sitting outside of their storefronts with employees.
Dominion Power has reported that they expect restoration of power to all affected areas to take days to repair. Verizon and AT&T customers may also experience outages at this time.
Annandale Patch will update with information regarding power outages and storm damage in our community as much as possible.
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