UPDATE 5:58 a.m. (8/11/21): Dominion Energy says more than 2,500 customers in Rockbridge and Campbell counties are still without power Wednesday morning after storms rolled through the area Tuesday afternoon.
According to the company, 2,168 customers in Rockbridge County are without power due to three projects while 455 customers in Campbell County are without power due to five projects as of 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Dominion has yet to provide an estimated restoration time for the major outage in Campbell County.
However, the company says the three major outages in Rockbridge County — which are mainly impacting the Natural Bridge and Glasgow areas — were caused by equipment problems and estimates power will be restored between 2 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday.
UPDATE 11 p.m.: Dominion Energy crews continue work to restore power to customers who remain in the dark from storms that moved through the area on Tuesday afternoon.
In Campbell County, as of this writing, around 450 customers are still in the dark. Crews have not determined how long it will take to restore power to those still out.
In Rockbridge County, 2,168 continue to be without power. Crews are still saying that power could be restored as late as Wednesday afternoon. The highest concentration of outages in Rockbridge County are in the Natural Bridge and Glasgow areas.
UPDATE 8:20 p.m.: Storms on Tuesday afternoon contributed to darkening the lives of some power customers in the Rockbridge County and Campbell County area.
As of this writing, 2,168 customers in Rockbridge County are still in the dark; however, just over 500 remain powerless in Campbell County, according to Dominion Energy.
In Rockbridge County, customers who are out may have to wait until Wednesday afternoon to be restored as Dominion Energy is claiming an equipment problem as being the cause of the issue. They have given a timeline for restoration between 2 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday.
Customers in the dark in Rockbridge County include Natural Bridge and Glasgow.
In Campbell County, the majority of those still without power are in the Lynch Station area. Dominion has not given a restoration time for those customers.
UPDATE 6:55 p.m.: Dominion Energy now says over 3,000 customers are without power for customers in Rockbridge and Campbell Counties.
According to Dominion Energy, 2,168 customers are still without power in Rockbridge County.
Now, they say over 1,200 customers are without power in Campbell County.
Crews have not offered restoration times for customers in the dark in Rockbridge County; however, they say that customers could be left in the dark until the early-morning hours on Wednesday in Campbell County.
(WFXR) – Over 2,000 Dominion Energy customers are in the dark due to strong thunderstorms that moved through.
Dominion Energy says just over 2,100 customers are out throughout Rockbridge County.
There are also 886 customers in the dark in Campbell County.
Other outages are few and far between on the rest of Dominion’s grid in western and central Virginia.
Appalachian Power is only reporting minor outages on their grid in western and central Virginia.
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