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  • Nothing to report at this time. Return to this page for emergency updates during storms and other hazardous situations.
  • Check back for updates. Register for Chesapeake Alert to receive text and email updates. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Listen to WFOS-88.7FM, and watch WCTV Chesapeake Television (Cox 48, Verizon 43).

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Stay Informed

  • Register for Chesapeake Alert to receive text and email updates.
  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Listen to WFOS-88.7FM.
  • Watch WCTV Chesapeake Television (Cox 48, Verizon 43).

Evacuation Planning

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management has a great resource to help understand when to evacuate during a storm. Download the information to learn more evacuation plans.

Power, Gas, Water 

To report outages or downed power lines, contact Dominion Power at dom.com or 1-866-366-4357. The Dominion Power's Outages online app helps you easily report and track outages.

To report natural gas leaks, odors or emergencies (for inside or outside), call 911 and contact Virginia Natural Gas VirginiaNaturalGas.com, 1-877-572-3342. If the gas leak is inside, go outside immediately and call 911. 

For water or sewer emergencies, Chesapeake Public Utilities Water & Sewer: 757-382-3550.