UPDATE: Thousands without power across Hampton Roads after storms

Posted at 1:11 PM, Feb 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-02 17:23:23-05

UPDATE: Dominion has restored power to all but 1,600 customers so far at 50 different locations. Dominion Power says they expect to have services restored to all customers by 9 p.m. tonight. 

Hampton Roads, Va. - Thousands are without power across Hampton Roads due to high winds and rain, according to the Dominion Virginia Power website outage map.

Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach is also without power, according to officials with Virginia Beach City Public Schools. The students were released at 2:10 p.m.

At 12:40 p.m., a tree fell across a double circuit pole on Lee Street in Hampton, according to Dominion Virginia Power. That outage is affecting 3,800 customers, including Hampton University, at this time.

In Virginia Beach, crews restored power to 9,007 customers in the Thompson Corner, Providence Road, and Indian River Road areas by 2 p.m., according to Bonita Harris of Dominion Virginia Power. Crews are still working to restore power to about 4,400 customers in Virginia Beach.

At 12:35 p.m. an outage occurred in the King's Fork area, affecting 783 customers in Suffolk. About 750 of those customers have now been restored.

About 3,200 customers remain without power in Chesapeake due to a power pole down near George Washington Highway.

There are currently two broken power poles and wires down in Poquoson. Messick Road is also closed near Little Bill's Seafood.

Additionally, there are about 330 customers without power in Portsmouth; 98 customers in Newport News; 893 in Suffolk; and 248 without power in York, according to Dominion.

Click here for details on outages and estimated times of power restoration.