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More than 1,000 Dominion customers without power after severe storms

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Posted at 11:13 PM, Jul 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-29 07:27:35-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Thousands of homes in Central Virginia lost power Thursday night after severe thunderstorms and lightning hit the area.

As of 7:25 a.m. Friday, Dominion Virginia Power reported more than 1,400 Richmond Metro/Tri-Cities customers were without power.

Dominion is reporting the following outages:

  • Richmond City: 1,126
  • Henrico County: 128
  • Chesterfield County: 88

At the height of the storm, more than 11,000 Richmond Metro/ Tri-Cities customers lost power.

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

Downed power lines

Stay away from all downed trees and downed wires. You can’t tell if a power line is energized by looking. If the power line is energized, the tree may be energized too. Call 1-866-DOM-HELP to report downed wire. False reporting delays restoration and can put people in harm’s way, so please only report downed wire if you see it.

Report outages on any mobile device at dom.com or by calling 1-866-366-4357.