— 2:30pm update:
Dominion Energy’s outage map shows more than 44,000 outages are being reported in southeastern Virginia. The areas with the most outages currently:
Virginia Beach: Around 29,000
Chesapeake: Over 8,000
Hampton: Over 2,000
Portsmouth: Over 1,500
Suffolk: Over 1,200
Norfolk: Over 900
Dominion’s outage map shows more than 43,000 customers without power across the state — several thousand of which have been reported in counties within the viewing area.
Camden County: Over 2,700
Currituck County: Over 14,000
Gates County: Over 1,700
Pasquotank County: Around 1,900
— If you are using a generator, do not use it in your house or in a garage. Keep it outside and away from windows and doors to prevent carbon monoxide entering the home.
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