More Than 112,000 In Virginia Without Electricity

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File photo of a knocked over power line from the Mid-Atlantic storms. (credit: Getty Images)

File photo of a knocked over power line from the Mid-Atlantic storms. (credit: Getty Images)

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RICHMOND, Va. (CBSDC/AP) — Thousands of electricity customers in Virginia remain without service but utility crews are making progress.

As of Thursday morning, more than 112,000 customers across the state have no electricity due to last weekend’s severe storms. That’s down from a peak of about 1.2 million.

The outages include 84,995 Appalachian Power customers, 27,129 Dominion Virginia Power customers and hundreds of electric cooperative customers.

The storms have been blamed for 12 deaths in Virginia.

The majority of these outages are concentrated in Fairfax and Prince William counties, with over 2,500 outages reported in Prince William alone. To view a map of the Dominion Power outages, click here.

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