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55 MPH Winds Bring Down Trees - Causes Power Outages - Snow Causes Auto Accident

55 MPH Winds Bring Down Trees – Causes Power Outages – Snow Causes Auto Accident

[ 0 ] October 30, 2017

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia As we told you overnight Sunday, high winds cause numerous power outages across the area both in Nelson (where we are located) and across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge. Our BRL WeatherNow network clocked the highest wind gust of 55 MPH at our BRL Ski Barn location on Sunday night. We’ve […]

High Winds Cause Power Outages (Most Restored) - Along With Bitterly Cold Temperatures - 2:15PM Update

High Winds Cause Power Outages (Most Restored) – Along With Bitterly Cold Temperatures – 2:15PM Update

[ 0 ] December 15, 2016

Nelson County, Virginia Scroll down for updates Winds gusting as high as 61 MPH in the mountains of Nelson County have caused some power outages across the area Thursday morning. A strong cold front that moved through overnight allowed bitterly cold winds to settle in before daylight. That also cause some power outages across the […]

Thunderstorms Moving Across Area Cause Some Power Outages

Thunderstorms Moving Across Area Cause Some Power Outages

[ 0 ] July 27, 2016

Nelson County, Virginia Strong thunderstorms that moved across the area late in the day Wednesday caused some power outages. At 6:27 PM around 1137 reported outages were being reported via the CVEC outage app. Up from 811 earlier in the afternoon. Numerous outages reported across area after storms move through. @MyCVEC outage map. Around 800 […]

CVEC & Backup Crews Working To Clear Last Remaining Outages

CVEC & Backup Crews Working To Clear Last Remaining Outages

[ 7 ] July 5, 2012

Roseland Nelson County, VA “62 individual outages remain after the morning total shot up for a few hours. There is also one group outage affecting 30 members. Crews are working to resolve these today.” That’s what CVEC’s Facebook status page said remains as of roughly 4PM Thursday afternoon. Last Friday night that number was in […]

Gas Lines Becoming Familiar Sight After Power Outages

Gas Lines Becoming Familiar Sight After Power Outages

[ 0 ] July 1, 2012

Central Virginia Since Friday night’s storm hit much of the State of Virginia, people have been scurrying to find a place that had electricity to pump fuel. Lines have been forming all over Nelson and beyond. Heidi Crandall sent us this shot from Lexington, VA. “People as far as Covington coming north looking for gas. […]

Latest Update From CVEC On Power Outages As of 3PM July 1st

Latest Update From CVEC On Power Outages As of 3PM July 1st

[ 0 ] July 1, 2012

Outage Update – July 1, 3 PM CVEC has an estimated 6700 outage as of 3 PM with the vast majority of them in Nelson and Albemarle County. Here is a breakdown of the outages by Substation area: Whitehall has 1344 while Red Hill has 253 in Albemarle. Whitehall is still waiting for Dominion to […]

Latest CVEC Power Outage Updates

Latest CVEC Power Outage Updates

[ 0 ] February 25, 2011

Nelson County, Virginia After a day of very strong winds, some gusting past 70 MPH at Wintergreen, power is being restored to areas that lost it due to the winds. CVEC has been busy all day working the lines restoring power to those without it. Here’s their latest update as of 6PM Friday evening: 6:00 […]

Thunderstorms Cause Power Outages In Parts Of Nelson Friday Night : 5.8.09

Thunderstorms Cause Power Outages In Parts Of Nelson Friday Night : 5.8.09

[ 3 ] May 8, 2009

Devil’s Knob Mountain Nelson County, Virginia An area of thunderstorms moved into Nelson County Friday night causing spotty power outages in western parts of the county near the Blue Ridge Parkway around Wintergreen. NCL’s Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura emailed us Friday night to say: “No lights at my house…And I paid my light bill!” A […]

CVEC Information Regarding Power Outages : Power Restored : Update 2:04 PM EST 12.31.08

CVEC Information Regarding Power Outages : Power Restored : Update 2:04 PM EST 12.31.08

[ 4 ] December 31, 2008

Updated info from CVEC 2:04 PM EST 12.31.08 Our dispatch center has reported that service has been restored to CVEC members on the north circuit of the Martins Store substation. Repair crews had to replace a broken pole just north of the substation, and then transfer the equipment and lines from the damaged pole to […]