WEATHER ALERT Winter Weather Advisory issued for Montgomery, Howard, Carroll, Frederick, Washington, Loudoun and Berkeley Counties from 3 p.m. Sunday until 8 a.m. Monday.

Large power outage in Northern Virginia

WASHINGTON – A large power outage struck Northern Virginia Monday night.

Dominion Power tells WTOP the problem happened at a substation in Lake Ridge, which is in Prince William County, north of Dale City.

The incident happened around 8:20pm and knocked power out to about 14,000 customers.

Crews are on the way to fix the problem. Some already have power back as Dominion works to re-routes power to customers.

Dominion says Everyone should have power back by midnight.

Follow WTOP on Twitter.

(Copyright 2012 by WTOP. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertiser Content