Thousands of customers lose power in Chesapeake, Portsmouth

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A screenshot of Dominion Energy’s outage map from around 1:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, showing outages in Chesapeake and Portsmouth.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Thousands of Dominion Energy customers lost power across Chesapeake and Portsmouth Tuesday.

Dominion’s outage map showed around 5,500 reported outages in Portsmouth and more than 2,700 in Chesapeake early Tuesday afternoon.

Causes for the outages in Portsmouth were listed as “circuit out” on Dominion’s website. Power was restored to the majority of customers by 5 p.m.

Stay with for the latest developments.

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