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Storm knocks out power to more than 1400 in Richmond

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Posted at 11:40 PM, Jul 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-16 23:40:40-04

RICHMOND, Va. — More than 1,000 customers are without power after a cold front triggered some strong thunderstorms across Central Virginia Saturday night.

As of 11:30 pm., Dominion Virginia Power reported just over 1,400 customers were without power, most in Richmond, Chesterfield and Henrico.

  • Charles City 45
  • Chesterfield 363
  • Henrico 340
  • New Kent 34
  • Richmond 590

Small outages were also reported in Colonial Heights, Hanover, Hopewell and Petersburg.

WTVR CBS 6 has a call into Dominion Power to find out exactly what caused the outages and when power will be restored.