UPDATE: Danville Utilities continue restoration effort to bring back power to those out from earlier storms

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UPDATE 10:45 p.m.: Danville Utilities report restoration efforts are continuing for residents in Danville and Pittsylvania County without power from earlier storms.

Danville Utilities reports outages have dropped from “several thousand” to just a few hundred.

Crews will continue restoration efforts until all power is restored.

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Several thousand Danville residents are currently in the dark as strong storms rolled through the area earlier this evening.

Danville Utilities reports damage from thunderstorms caused the outages.

Crews have been dispatched and will work to restore power, but they expect outages could last several hours.

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