HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — In a Saturday morning update, Dominion Energy said Tropical Storm Ophelia is blamed for more than 96,000 power outages in Virginia and North Carolina.
A spokesperson from Dominion Energy said more outages could occur as the storm moves across our area.
The storm’s biggest impact has been in Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina. At the height of the storm, around midnight, 22,000 customers were without power. Around 6:30 a.m. 10,000 customers were still without power.
The spokesperson said as power is restored, Dominion will continue to shift resources to areas with remaining customer outages.
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