Storms cause thousands to lose power in Hampton Roads

A Wal-Mart in Norfolk without power. (Photo courtesy Christiana Holloway)

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Storms caused thousands of people to lose power Friday in Hampton Roads.

At one point, there were over 21,000 Dominion Energy customers affected by the outage.

Storms moved through the region Friday, causing at least some of the outages, according to Dominion’s outage map.

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The number of outages consistently decreased throughout Friday evening.