Crews work to restore power after storms hit central Virginia overnight

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Dominion Energy said Wednesday that crews have already restored power to more than 35,000 customers in the Richmond-area after storms ripped across central Virginia overnight.

In total, the storms on Tuesday night knocked out power to 40,000 in central Virginia. According to Dominion Energy’s outage page, there are more than 4,500 customers without power as of 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

“Crews worked through the night and won’t stop until every customer has their power back on, which they expect will be within the next couple hours but no later than 9 p.m.,” Audrey Cannon, a Dominion Energy spokesperson, wrote in an email to 8News.

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