Power Outages Cropping Up Across The Area Due To High Winds

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From CVEC Outage App : As of 11:20 AM just under 4000 customers were reported without power through the CVEC app. Friday - 12.23.22 That number has climbed to within a half hour. (Click image above for the latest updates)
From CVEC Outage App : As of 11:20 AM just under 4000 customers were reported without power through the CVEC app. Friday – 12.23.22 That number has climbed to within a half hour. (Click image above for the latest updates)

Central Virginia Blue Ridge 

High winds coupled with a couple of inches of rain or, more in some locations, has setup the scenario for power outages. As of 11:15 AM Friday morning just under 4000 customers were reported without power via CVEC.

Additional outages were being reported on adjacent systems.

On the mountain at Wintergreen a 38 MPH wind gust has already been measured with temps already in the single digits. That’s producing wind chills well below zero.

A screenshot of one weather station at Wintergreen just after 11 AM – Friday 12.23.22 (click on the image above for the latest temperature and wind updates from that station)

Down below our BRL-Maple Brook Farm station had recorded a 30 MPH wind gust as of 11:20 AM.

Winds will continue for much of the day but will eventually ease up some overnight into the weekend. But temps remain extremely cold until roughly Tuesday when we break freezing.

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