CBS 6 STORM COVERAGE: News, power, help updates

Posted on: 12:43 pm, June 30, 2012, by , and , updated on: 12:19pm, July 3, 2012

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  • Sears Flag Ripped after storm. (Hackensack, N.J)

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  • Saw this double right outside after the weather calmed down.

  • Right Down the St from my house 7-23-12

  • Outside my door

  • My mother\'s house and yard on mcclellan road, hanover after tornado touchdown

  • My mother\'s house and yard on mcclellan road, hanover after tornado touchdown

  • My mother\'s house and yard on mcclellan road, hanover after tornado touchdown

  • Williamsville Road Hail

  • 6.30.12 Mechanicsville Tornado

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  • 6.30.12 Mechanicsville Tornado

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  • ashland, VA (saturday)

  • ashland, VA saturday storm

  • ashland, VA saturday storm

  • Battlefield Elementary School in Mech. Va

  • Battlefield Elementary School in Mech. Va

  • Tree blocking road

  • Down tree being removed by firefighters

  • Varina

  • Hail in Beaverdam

  • Roseneath and Monument Home Damaged by Fallen Tree

  • Photo by Wayne Rice

  • roof ripped up eastern henrico

  • storm damage off Gay ave. In East Henrico

  • Cart holder from the Kroger parking lot at Willow Lawn

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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Another powerful line of storms moved through Central Virginia Saturday evening after storms Friday had already toppled trees and knocked out power to millions across the state. 

UPDATE FROM GOV. MCDONNELL:

Gov. Bob McDonnell held a news conference on the damage Saturday morning. McDonnell said a state of emergency has been issued for the Commonwealth. He also said at least seven people were killed in the storm.  [Read more]

POWER OUTAGES:

Virginia Dominion Power said more than two million customers are without power across the state. [Read more]

To report an outage:

  • Dominion — 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357)
  • Rappahannock — 1-800-552-3904

The Virginia Department of Transportation says its crews are out trying to clear more than 200 roads that we blocked after the storm. [Read more]

free ice:

Ice is available for residents in Richmond starting Monday at 8 a.m. at several fire stations. [Click here for locations

WATER STATIONS:

COOLING SHELTERS:

Many cooling shelters are open for folks without electricity across Central Virginia. There are shelters in Henrico,  RichmondChesterfield,  DinwiddieLouisaPowhatan and Stafford. [Read more]

Here’s a list of all known cooling shelters in Virginia.

STORM DAMAGE PHOTOS:

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