UPDATE: Over 800 customers without power after thunderstorm passed through Richmond region

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Thousands of customers are without power in the Richmond region after thunderstorms began impacting the area on Monday afternoon.


In Virginia, nearly 2,300 customers don’t have power Tuesday morning after a thunderstorm rolled through our area last night.

The Dominion Energy map showing that in our area over 800 customers were left without power. Dominion Energy is working on restoring power.


In the Montrose area over 3,000 customers are without power. Dominion’s outage map says the cause is the storm.

Outages ranging from 100 to 400 customers have been reported in Varina, Richmond’s Manchester neighborhood, Highland Springs, Woodlawn and Atlee.

An outage of almost 500 customers was reported in King and Queen County.


Outages continued into the early evening as stormy weather stuck around and crews worked to put out afternoon outages. Around 400 customers were without power in the City of Richmond with most outages reported south of the James River.

Outages in Montrose significantly decreased from thousands to less than 100.

Around 300 customers are experiencing power outages in Sandston and Highland Springs.

There are still outages near Varina, with over 300 customers without power.

More outages have started popping up south of the city with almost 100 customers without power in Chester, over 400 customers without power just north of Colonial Heights and around 200 near Hopewell.

A large storm related outage was reported east of Prince George County with over 550 outages near Garysville and Willow Hill.

About 350 customers are still without power near Woodlawn and Mechanicsville.


Small outages remain scattered throughout the region. Some larger clusters of customers are still without power.

Around 60 customers are without power in Chesterfield, over 100 outages were reported in Windsor Hills and over 100 more customers are experiencing outages near Colonial Heights.

There is still an over 500 customer power outage near Garysville and Willow Hill.

Clusters of outages ranging from 10 to 65 customers were reported near Malvern Hill Battlefield and Roxbury.

Over 400 customers were reporting outages in Mechanicsville, in the area situated Mechanicsville Turnpike, Walnut Grove Road and Creighton Road.

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