McLean's Big News Week: Lengthy Power Outages, 911 Failure, July Fourth
McLean news week in review
Monday July 2
McLean Storm Update. Latest information on power restoration. Traffic information. Status of Fairfax. County facilities. Weather forecast.
Traffic Alert This Week. Up to 30-minute overnight closings of Capital Beltway, Dulles Connector Road and Jones Branch.
McLean Whiz Kids. McLean kids graduated from colleges across the country. Others, who are undergraduates, made the Deans List
Tuesday July 3
100 Power Crews Arrive Today. In McLean, Tysons Corner and Great Falls to speed power restoration to neighbors.
Outage Odyssey. McLean resident's search for an hotel to protect herself and her prescriptions.
Battle of Lewinsville. Plaque now stands in Lewinsville Park to remember.
Celebrating July 4:
Wednesday July 4
Cooling Centers Open in McLean. Three centers open today. Spring Hill Rec Center has free showers.
Where to See Fireworks! In McLean, Washington, D.C., and in Fairfax. Also safety tips.
July 4th by the Numbers. U.S. populatiion in 1776 was 2.5 million. Most U.S. fireworks and flags made in China. The hot dogs on the grill probably came from Iowa and more.
Thursday July 5
Power Outages Continue. More than 1,000 McLean residents remained powerless Wednesday night. Other dispatches from the power outage front.
Questions Surround 911 Failure. Area officials question Verizon response to failure of Northern Virginia 911 systems following Friday storm.
McLean BizBuzz. Capital One plans new data center. McLean companies among area's largest. New director at Booz Allen.
Friday July 6
McLean Power Update. All McLean residents should have power when they turn on the lights Saturday morning, says Dominion Power.
Five Things to Know about Dominion. Power company director, McLean resident goes six days without power.