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Situation Report #19: July 21, 2012 1000 hours

SUMMARY
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Severe thunderstorms with winds surpassing 80 mph impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Friday, 29 June, and continued into the early morning hours of Saturday, 30 June. Severe thunderstorms again impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Saturday, 30 June and afternoon of Sunday, 1 July.

Fatalities (15): Virginia Department of Health, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, confirmed two additional storm related deaths

ESF #5 – Emergency Management
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• Recovery Operations with Normal staffing
• Supporting ESF #14 and Joint Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) Teams

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Situation Report #18: July 16, 2012 1600 hours

SUMMARY
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Severe thunderstorms with winds surpassing 80 mph impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Friday, 29 June, and continued into the early morning hours of Saturday, 30 June. Severe thunderstorms again impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Saturday, 30 June and afternoon of Sunday, 1 July.

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Situation Report #17: July 13, 2012 1600 hours

SUMMARY

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Severe thunderstorms with winds surpassing 80 mph impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Friday, 29 June, and continued into the early morning hours of Saturday, 30 June. Severe thunderstorms again impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Saturday, 30 June and afternoon of Sunday, 1 July.

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Situation Report #16: July 10, 2012 1600 hours

Next Situation Report to be issued around 1600 Friday, 13 July

SUMMARY

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Severe thunderstorms with winds surpassing 80 mph impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Friday, 29 June, and continued into the early morning hours of Saturday, 30 June. Severe thunderstorms again impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Saturday, 30 June and the afternoon of Sunday, 1 July.

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Situation Report #15: July 9, 2012 1200 hours

SUMMARY

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Severe thunderstorms with winds surpassing 80 mph impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Friday, 29 June, and continued into the early morning hours of Saturday, 30 June. Severe thunderstorms again impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Saturday, 30 June and the afternoon of Sunday, 1 July.

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Situation Report #14: July 8, 2012 1100 hours

SUMMARY

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Severe thunderstorms with winds surpassing 80 mph impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Friday, 29 June, and continued into the early morning hours of Saturday, 30 June. Severe thunderstorms again impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Saturday, 30 June and the afternoon of Sunday, 1 July.

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Situation Report #13: July 7, 2012 1200 hours

SUMMARY

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Severe thunderstorms with winds surpassing 80 mph impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Friday, 29 June, and continued into the early morning hours of Saturday, 30 June. Severe thunderstorms again impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Saturday, 30 June and the afternoon of Sunday, 1 July.

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News Release: Governor Issues July 6 Update on Recovery from Derecho

Power Outages Down to 70,000; Citizens Advised to Take Precautions Against Heat Wave

RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell issued an update today regarding Virginia’s ongoing recovery from the powerful derecho and thunderstorms that occurred June 29-30. As of noon, details on the impact of the storms and ongoing recovery efforts are listed below.

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Situation Report #12 - 07.06.12 - 1200 hours

Local Emergencies Declared (44)
Local Emergency Operation Centers Open (7)
Local Shelters Open (9)

Fatalities (13):
Albemarle County – 2
Bedford County – 2
Chesapeake, City of – 1 
Fairfax County – 4
Montgomery County – 1 
Roanoke, City of – 1
Loudon County – 1
Richmond, City of – 1 


Power Outages as of 1130 hours:

Statewide 70,601 (-18,169 since Spot Report #5)

APCO 65,512 (-10,139)
• City of Lynchburg ——————- 9,863
• Roanoke, City of ————— 9,581
• Amherst County ——————- 7,627
• Roanoke County ————— 5,247
• Bedford County —————- 3,831
• Giles County 3,584

Dominion Power ————— 5,089 (-6,070)
• Shenandoah Valley/Western Piedmont ————— 3,963
• Northern Virginia ————— 760
• Richmond Metro/Tri-Cities ————— 253
Etc…

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Dominion Virginia Power Continues To Advance Storm Restoration Targets

All customers in Northern Virginia, Richmond area to be back in service by Friday night

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SCC’S Bureau of Insurance can assist with insurance questions following recent storms and tornadoes

Virginia Insurance Commissioner Jacqueline K. Cunningham advises consumers to contact their insurance company or agent as soon as possible for help in determining the coverage that is available under their policies for homes, businesses and vehicles that were damaged during the storms. The insurance company or agent also will be able to guide consumers through the process of filing a claim.

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Volunteer Response:

• Giant Foods donated a generator to an assisted living facility in Fairfax County.
• Operation Blessing provided a refrigerator truck to Highland County.
• Gleaning for the World provided 500 gallons of water to Bath County.
• Local volunteer groups are assisting with debris clean up and in staffing points of distribution for supplies.
• American Red Cross and Virginia Baptists are providing meals in Bath County.
• Mercy Chefs are assisting with feeding in a Lynchburg shelter.
• Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia Disaster Relief is supporting a shelter in Lynchburg and also providing chain saw service.
• Gleaning for the World has donated truckloads of water, and God’s Pit Crew has donated truckloads of Gatorade.
• North American Mission Board is providing 2,500 cases of water in Roanoke.
• Workers in the Virginia Emergency Operations Center are matching corporate donations with needs in localities and responding to calls from residents with unmet needs related to the storm.

Situation Report #10 - 07.05.12 - 1030 hours

New items in bold are updates

Local Emergencies Declared (45)
Local Emergency Operation Centers Open (13)
Local Shelters Open (11)
Power Outages as of 0930 hours: Statewide
107,344 (-15,115 since Spot Report #3)

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Dominion Virginia Power Continues To Make Progress In Storm Restoration

- 95 percent target reached with 50,000 customers restored in last 24 hours
- Virtually all customers in Northern Virginia, metro Richmond to have service by Friday night
- More than 5,500 workers,1,000 bucket trucks focused on 3,800 remaining repair locations

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Updated power outage map as of 8:30 am July 5

Updated power outage map as of 8:30 am July 5

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Severe thunderstorms with winds surpassing 80 mph impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Friday, 29 June, and continued into the early morning hours of Saturday, 30 June. Severe thunderstorms again impacted the Commonwealth on the evening of Saturday, 30 June and the afternoon of Sunday, 1 July.

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