Sunday storm knocks out power in Richmond

Posted at 8:49 PM, Jun 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-24 20:49:11-04

RICHMOND, Va. — More than 2,000 Dominion Energy customers are without power Sunday evening after a strong storm blew through Richmond.

A majority of the outages were located in Henrico County, Goochland County, and the City of Richmond.

In the area of Cronin Drive, in South Richmond, a tree fell and knocked out power lines during the storm

To report and check an a power outage, call Dominion at 866-366-4357.

When Sunday’s “cool front” moved through between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., it sparked scattered strong thunderstorms.

Monday will be a touch less humid, with a mix of sun and clouds. Afternoon highs will be in the low and mid 80s. A few pop-up storms are possible well to the west and south of Metro Richmond. It will be even a little less humid on Tuesday, with highs in the low 80s and a blend of sun and clouds.

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