More than 5,000 Charlotte residents without power

Published 2:05 pm Saturday, February 13, 2021

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The major ice storm moving through the area Saturday, Feb. 13 has had a devastating effect on Charlotte County’s power transmission infrastructure.

At 1:45 p.m. Saturday, 2,083 of Dominion Energy’s 2,356 customers in Charlotte County were without power. The company was working on 11 different problems in the area related to the storm which continues to bring freezing rain to the area.

Southside Electric Cooperative is reporting 3,306 members without power as of 2 p.m.

The Ice Storm Warning for the area remains in effect until noon Sunday.

Statewide, more than 105,000 Dominion Energy customers are without power in more than 1,000 separate outages.

To stay up to date on area power outages go to for Dominion or for Southside Electric Cooperative.