UPDATE: Power outages in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Moyock

Posted at 5:24 AM, Jan 23, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-23 08:31:34-05

More than 15,300 customers have been affected by power outages throughout Hampton Roads within the last 24 hours, according to Dominion Virginia Power. The peak time for outages was Wednesday night between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., with 5,800 customers without power.

Dominion Virginia Power crews are working to repair outages Thursday morning in Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Moyock, according to Dominion Spokesperson Bonita Harris.

About 600 customers are without power in Moyock, North Carolina. Crews are working on a downed wire on Puddin Ridge Road. The repairs are expected to be completed quickly, Harris says.

An outage in Chesapeake is affecting 158 customers in the Hickory area. It was reported at 5:17 a.m. Crews are responding. The cause of the outage is downed power lines. The estimated time of restoration is 12 p.m.

About 109 customers were without power in Virginia Beach this morning in the Derby Run area of the city, on Harpers Road. The estimated time of power restoration should have been 7 a.m. for most people.

Another outage has been reported in Virginia Beach on the border of Chesapeake, which is affecting about 1,400 customers. It started at 6:50 a.m. Thursday morning. Crews found a wire down at Providence Road and Woodstock. Most of the customers will have lights back on by 8:30 a.m., but about 140 will have to wait until crews can make final repairs around 12 p.m., Harris says.

Crews are also working on an outage in Suffolk, affecting 215 customers, including a transformer that feeds a police station. The estimated time of repair should have been 8 a.m.

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