Thousands of Dominion Energy customers without power after tornados, storms

Posted at 5:07 PM, Sep 17, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. — Thousands of Dominion Energy customers are without power after a line of strong storms and reported tornados moved through Central Virginia Monday afternoon.

Dominion Energy reports more than 6,000 customers are without power in the Richmond-area. A majority of the outages are located in the City of Richmond, Henrico County and Chesterfield County, where there were multiple reported tornados.

Power outages as 11:50 p.m. Monday:

Chesterfield: 1,303

Henrico County: 1,630

City of Richmond: 1,894

Goochland: 970

At the peak of the storms, more than 11,000 Central Virginia residents and businesses were without power.

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

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



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