Strong storms cause damage, power outages in Hampton Roads

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by Evan Stewart, 13News Now Meteorologist

WVEC.com

Posted on July 9, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 9 at 8:32 PM

NORFOLK-  We are getting scattered reports of uprooted trees and downed power lines after a line of strong storms moved through Norfolk and Virginia Beach.  The NE part of Norfolk and the northern edge of Virginia Beach were under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 5:30 PM.

The photo below is from Sloane Street in Norfolk.

At 5:40 p.m., more than 16,500 customers were without power in Southeast Virginia, according to the Dominion Power website.

TRACK STORMS ON INTERACTIVE RADAR

Storms will be scattered through the afternoon and evening, and even continue into the early overnight hours.  There will be some breaks in the rain tomorrow morning, before more storms develop Thursday afternoon.

Behind the front, temperatures will return to more typical levels, with highs by Friday in the mid 80s.
 

 

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