Tracking Ophelia: Power outage updates in Virginia

Posted at 6:38 AM, Sep 23, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-23 23:14:33-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Ophelia brought heavy rain and winds to parts of Virginia Saturday. That combination of weather conditions can often lead to downed trees and power lines.

As of 11 p.m. on Saturday, just over 4,700 Dominion Energy customers in Virginia and eastern North Carolina were without power. There were more than 1,700 customers without power in Central Virginia. Most of those outages were in Henrico (1,014), Powhatan (161), Goochland (280), Richmond (197) and Chesterfield (68) at last check. Click here for updated numbers.

Additionally, 306 Southside Electric Cooperative customers and 96 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative customers were without power as of 11 p.m.

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If you or a loved one loses power, Dominion asks you to report the outage to help crews reroute electricity to your home. Call 866-366-4357 to report an outage.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.

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