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2,000 without power in Richmond area

More than 2,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers are without electricity at this hour, with the greatest concentration in Chesterfield.

Of the 2,206 outages, 1,396 are in Chesterfield, according to Dominion's online outage map. Almost all of those are due to an incident near Chippenham Parkway and Jefferson Davis Highway stretching to near Meadowbrook High School. Dominion says it has received reports of a downed wire and has crews on scene to investigate. The utility company hopes to have power restored this evening.

Dominion is dealing with more than 7,300 customers without power across the state, according to the Associate Press. The bulk of the failures reported are in southeastern Virginia, where coastal flooding has led to 4,200 outages.

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