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Notes: Power mostly restored in Alexandria after intense weekend storms

Good Monday morning, Alexandria!

🌦️ Today’s weather: Expect scattered showers and possible thunderstorms after 2pm today, accompanied by partly sunny skies and a high of around 84 degrees. The north wind will blow at about 7 mph and there is a 30% chance of precipitation. Tonight, the skies will be mostly clear with a low of around 66 degrees; the north wind will reduce to about 5 mph before becoming calm.

🚨 You need to know

Power went out for around 17,000 Alexandria customers this weekend as a result of an intense storm, but by 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Dominion’s outage map indicated last of the major outages were resolved.

There are a handful of outages around Alexandria, the largest being around 40 customers without power in North Ridge, but the city is mostly past the large-scale outages citywide.

Dominion spokesperson Peggy Fox said there were around 90,000 outages across the greater Northern Virginia area as a result of the storm, with around 500 work locations. Some of those locations, Fox said, take up to 11 people working all day to restore.

“It’s an intense amount of human power that it requires for many of those jobs,” Fox said.

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