Thousands without power after storm blows through area
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - After over an hour of storms, winds and hail, thousands across the region were left without power Thursday evening.
At one point, over 98,000 Dominion Energy customers in the area did not have power.
As heavy wind and rain plowed through the city, multiple powerlines were down all over Richmond.
The highest number of outages were reported in the city of Richmond and Chesterfield County.
Hanover and Henrico counties also reported several thousand outages.
Dominion officials said most customers should have their power back on by 11 p.m. Friday.
If you’re experiencing power outages, call Dominion Energy at 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357).
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