Hurricane Ian Preparedness - Town of Bedford, Va

Hurricane Ian is on the way and could bring the possibility of power outages, significant rainfall and high winds.


Make plans to stay safe!

Report ANY power outages to the Bedford Electric Department at www.bedfordpoweroutage.com or Call 540-258-4057

These are the best ways to report outages.



Plan to Stay Connected - Sign up for free emergency alerts from the Town of Bedford, Virginia Government

*The OFFICIAL alert system EVER BRIDGE https://member.everbridge.net/453003085611257/login

*UNOFFICIAL push notifications BEST LITTLE TOWN APP https://www.grovestreet.fm/app-downloads


Have a way to charge your cell phone. Have a battery-powered radio.


If you see any downed power lines, stay away from them and report them at www.bedfordpoweroutage.com or 540-258-4057


Do NOT drive through flooded streets. Turn around and find an alternate route.


If you see any downed trees blocking public roads and right-of-ways, or heavy flooding in your area, contact our Public Works Department at 540-587-6081 or email dlawhorne@bedfordva.gov


Stay up to date and connected to our social media channels, alert systems and local media outlets.