6,000 remain without power after winter storm hits Central Virginia

Posted at 7:17 AM, Mar 14, 2017

Update: More than 6,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers remained without electricity as of 3:30 p.m.

RICHMOND, Va. -- More than 46,000 customers in Central Virginia were without power Tuesday morning, according to Dominion Virginia Power, as a powerful winter storm rolled through the Commonwealth and moved up the East Coast.

As of 7 a.m. the most outages were in Henrico County (17,175), Hanover County (40,607), Chesterfield County (12,919), and the City of Richmond (7,221).

Additionally, more than 5,600 customers in the Northern Neck were in the dark, according to the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative.

Dominion Virginia Power also reported more than 7,000 customers in northern Virginia were without power.

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How to report power outages

To report an outage to Dominion, call 1-866-DOM-HELP. Also follow on Twitter and Facebook.

To report an outage with the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, call 1-800-552-3904.

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