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38,000 Dominion customers still without power after severe storms

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Posted at 5:35 PM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-20 00:47:04-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Thousands of homes in Central Virginia are without power after severe thunderstorms hit the area Tuesday evening.

As of 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dominion Virginia Power reported more than 38,000 Richmond Metro/ Tri-Cities customers were without power. A majority of the outages are in Chesterfield County and Richmond.

Dominion was reporting the following outages:

  • Chesterfield 15,805
  • Henrico 5,235
  • Richmond City 14,686

Hopewell, Colonial Heights, and Goochland are also reporting a small amount of outages.

At one point, more than 66,000 Richmond Metro/ Tri-Cities customers were without power.

For more information and updates on Dominion outages and restoration times click here.