DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — Danville Utilities reported more than 5,000 customers are without power from the afternoon storms.

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The company says they have received reports of trees and power lines down across the power grid. Crews warn people that if they come across a downed powerline to not touch or approach it. These lines can still be energized with electricity.

Crews are working to get the power back up for those impacted.