Power has been restored to more than 15,000 residents left in the dark in the Montgomery County Tuesday night.
Dominion Virginia Power estimates up to 1 million customers could lose power over the next few days as Hurricane Sandy barrels by Virginia.
Crews are making progress in restoring power to those affected by severe storms that blew through the mid-Atlantic region.
More than 276,000 electricity customers across Virginia have no service as crews work to repair power lines and equipment damaged by severe storms.
From North Carolina to New Jersey, nearly 1.8 million people still without electricity were asking the same question Monday evening: Why will it take so long to get the lights back on?