UPDATE: Thousands without power in Greater Richmond
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -Dominion Virginia Power announced it expected to have power restored to most of Central Virginia by Wednesday night. However, the utility added some customers may have to wait until Thursday morning before power is restored to their home. [Read more]
In the Richmond and Tri-Cities area, as of 11:00 p.m., there are 15,405 without power, according to Dominion Virginia Power. A majority of the outages are in Henrico County, which has 10,184 outages still.
These numbers will fluctuate and we will update them as often as possible.
Tuesday morning, Dominion Virginia Power tweeted, “192,000 #RVA customers experienced an outage during the storm. Better restoration info for those still without power around noon.”
Approx 192,000 #RVA customers experienced an outage during this storm. Better restoration info for those still without power around noon...—
Dominion VA Power (@DomVAPower) June 26, 2012
You can also view the current outages on Dominion’s website, here: http://outagemap.dom.com/DomComFlexOutageViewer/index.html
“If you experience an outage, it is important that you report it,” Dominion wrote on its website. “We will not know your power is out unless you tell us. Every call to our hotline allows our system to narrow down the precise location of the outage so that we can quickly and safely get our crews to the right sites”