Wind Storm Damage City of Manassas

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Nearly 200,000 Northern Virginia residents were without power at 11 a.m. Friday as Fairfax County police reported an officer was injured while responding to a weather-related incident.

The officer was struck by a falling tree and was taken to the hospital. The injuries were not life threatening, police said.

A high wind warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday. 

Overnight wind gust totals from across Northern Virginia

Prince William police reported multiple traffic lights were out at intersections across the county, and trees had blocked Joplin Road in several places between Interstate 95 and Alden Road.

Fairfax County crews responded to four incidents of trees falling into homes overnight, according to fire and rescue officials. One person was injured. They also responded to 24 calls for outside fires and 29 calls for wires down.

At 11 a.m., Dominion Energy reported 182,000 customers in Northern Virginia were without power, including nearly 100,000 in Fairfax County, 16,000 in Loudoun and Stafford counties and 8,200 in Prince William County.

NOVEC reported 12,000 customers without power and many of those residents were in western Prince William County.

You can get the latest outage information and tips at the Dominion Energy Outage Center and the NOVEC Outage Center.

Schools across Northern Virginia were closed Friday, along with federal offices in the Washington region. 

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