(Updated, 5 p.m. with new number of customers affected)
Dominion Virginia Power is trying to restore power to more than 8,500 customers in North Reston, parts of Herndon and Great Falls Thursday afternoon.
The outage, which occurred about 4 p.m., includes the Wiehle Avenue, Center Harbor and Reston Parkway areas, including North Point Village Center. It also stretches across Route 7 to the Potomac River to encompass the Great Falls area.
The power company is investigating the cause of the outage. Preliminary information is a “circuit is out” according to Dominion’s interactive map.
Dominon says power should be restored between 7 and 10 p.m.
Meanwhile, it is affecting many streetlights, so plan your trips accordingly.
Map of Reston power outage/Dominion