4,000-plus lose power in Portsmouth

Dominion outage Portsmouth

UPDATE: As of 8:20 p.m., power had been restored for nearly all households. 

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — More than 4,000 households are without power Tuesday night in Portsmouth. 

Dominion Energy says crews are assessing the damage and power is expected to be restored between 7-10 p.m. Tuesday evening. The cause of the outage is under investigation. 

Portsmouth officials say the outage is also impacting multiple intersections and traffic signals. They remind drivers to treat non-working traffic signals as four-way stops. 

Another major outage affecting nearly 3,500 households west of Mount Trashmore in Virginia Beach has been fixed. 

To view Dominion’s power outage map, click here

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