Update 11:40 am – REC reports that power has been restored to all Clarke County members. REC says that the cause of outage was a dead tree outside of the right of way.
Update 11:15 am – REC reports that power has been restored to approximately 400 members. According to REC, crews have located tree limbs on a power line. A REC spokesperson says: “Crews are in the process of patrolling the line and restoring power to members. Once it has been determined that there are no problems, or the issue has been corrected, and we will safely restore power.”
Update 10:30 am – A REC spokesperson says that power crews are currently attempting to locate the cause of the power outage but have not identified the source of the outage as of yet.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) first reported the outage on its outage tracking website at 9:42 am.
REC’s outage center can be viewed at http://www.myrec.coop/outage-center/outage-summary.cfm.