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Powerful storm downs trees, power lines in Richmond

Posted at 3:05 AM, Apr 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-15 07:29:23-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Downed trees and power lines were reported along the 200 block of W. 34th Street, near Beattie Street, in South Richmond.

More than 27,000 Dominion Energy lost power in Central Virginia as powerful storm rolled through Central Virginia early Monday morning.

More than 3,600 of those outages were reported in the City of Richmond.

The Tornado Watch for the Richmond area was cancelled by 3 a.m. Monday.

At about 7:30 a.m., more than 22,000 Dominion Energy customers in Central Virginia remained without power.