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Posted on: January 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Important Winter Storm Information & Resources

Goochland County - Important Winter Storm Information and Resources - Jan 16 2022

As Winter Storm Izzy passes through Goochland below is information and resources to keep on hand throughout the weather event.

  • For emergencies please call 9-1-1
  • For non-emergency situations please call 804-556-5349

Goochland Convenience Centers CLOSED Due to Inclement Weather

The Central and Western Convenience Centers CLOSED on Sunday, January 16th at 2 p.m. due to inclement weather.  They will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  The Convenience Centers will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 18th at 7:30 a.m.  Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Convenience Center Closures - January 16 2022


Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Resources 

Please continue to stay off the road and limit travel to allow VDOT's trucks plowing & spreading treatment materials room to work.  If  you must travel, please take it slow and carry an emergency kit in your vehicle.

VDOT - How to Report a Road Hazard


Power Outages and Downed Power Lines

It is essential that you report power outages and downed power lines to your provider, do not assume it has already been reported.

 Power Provider Information:

 Dominion Energy: Call 866-366-4357, visit https://www.dominionenergy.com/virginia/report-outage-or-emergency or report via Dominion Energy’s app.

 Central Virginia Electric Cooperative: Call 800-367-2832, visit https://www.mycvec.com/outage/report-outage or via CVEC’s app.

 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative: Call 800-552-3904 or visit https://www.myrec.coop/outagecenter

 Dominion Energy Power Outage

CVEC Power Outages Info


Make sure to keep all cell phones and electronic devices charged in case the power goes out so you can communicate and receive important notifications.


CVEC - Power Outage Phone Safety


Generator Safety

If the power does go, residents are encouraged to practice generator safety while waiting for restoration by power providers.

Please remember to:

  • NEVER use a portable generator in your home or garage.
  • Point the exhaust AWAY from doors, windows, and vents.
  • The generator should be at least 20 FEET away from windows.
  • Turn off generators and let them cool down before refueling.

VDEM Generator SafetyVDEM - Generator Safety Spanish

 

Goochland's CodeRED Emergency & Community Alert Notification System

The community is encouraged to sign up for Goochland County’s CodeRED Emergency & Community Alert Notification System at https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/1380BACA5A57 or text GOOCHLANDALERTS to 99411.  

 The county uses this system to communicate important information and resources to the community during emergencies and other important times. You can also update and change the notifications you receive through this link

VDEM - Stay Informed Alerts


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