Storms move through parts of Hampton Roads, northeast NC

A tree on Earl of Chesterfield Court in Virginia Beach was damaged during Wednesday's storms. (Photo courtesy Kimberly Jasinski)

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Strong storms moved through parts of Hampton Roads and northeast North Carolina on Wednesday.

Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued multiple times throughout the region. All have since been canceled or expired.

Images from WAVY viewers showed storm damage in Virginia Beach and parts of Gates County, North Carolina. Some drivers in Portsmouth had to maneuver through standing water on Effingham Street.

Photos: Wednesday storms dump rain, cause some damage

Dispatchers in Gates County say a tree was reportedly down on Route 32 north near the ABC store. The road is blocked in both directions.

The 5:30 p.m. ferry from Currituck to Knotts Island will not run because of thunderstorms and 50 mile per hour winds. The returning run is also canceled.

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A video from the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office shows rain coming down hard near the Coleman Bridge.

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel was operating with level four wind restrictions due to high winds. The restrictions have since been lifted.

There was a marginal risk for severe weather Wednesday afternoon into the evening.

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