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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 and 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.