Over 9,000 Hampton Roads customers lost power due to Saturday's storms

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Posted at 3:44 PM, Jul 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-10 06:09:41-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Storms across Hampton Roads on Saturday caused over 9,000 power outages.

According to Paula Miller of Dominion Energy, afternoon storms and lightning strikes have knocked out power for customers mainly in Norfolk Hampton, Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Suffolk. According to Dominion Energy's power outage map, at 3:30 p.m., there were 9,903 power outages.

As of 6 a.m. Sunday, 591 customers in the Chesapeake area are without power. Twenty-five customers in the Portsmouth area are without power.

Dominion Energy says about 4,000 customers were out in Norfolk Saturday night. According to Waterside District, they lost power due to a city power outage.

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