Power to be restored Thursday for 27,000 in Virginia Beach, Norfolk

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Tuesday, 8:20 a.m. update:

Power is expected to be restored by Thursday night to more than 27,000 homes and businesses in Virginia Beach tuesday-outageand Norfolk, according to a Dominion Virginia Power news release.

For most, electricity will likely be restored before 11 p.m. on Thursday, the release states. For more information, check out the Dominion outage map.

Monday, 10:30 a.m. update:

More than 60,000 homes and and businesses are still without power as of Monday morning in Virginia Beach and Norfolk due to Hurricane Matthew.

More than 2,300 Dominion Virginia Power employees are working to restore power to about 136,000 properties in Virginia and northern North Carolina. Those represent about 16 percent of a total of 462,000 storm-related outages that began around 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dominion spokeswoman Bonita Harris wrote.

Workers must navigate downed wires, broken cross arms and broken poles in the Southside. Dominion may have estimated restoration times available by midday Monday.

 

 

 

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Adrienne Mayfield is an award-winning, multi-media journalist hailing from Clermont, Fla. She moved to Lynchburg, Va. on a whim when she was 19, and worked her way to Hampton Roads in 2013. Adrienne is passionate about telling people stories via covering public safety and the judicial system. She isn’t afraid to take a heads-on approach to covering crime, including knocking on doors to get the details police aren’t sharing. Adrienne is a 2014 Old Dominion University graduate who still lives within walking distance of the college. You may see her cruising around Downtown Norfolk on her bike, enjoying a sandwich from Grilled Cheese Bistro or playing fetch with her dog, Greta, at the Colonial Place dog park.