A nor’easter brought strong winds and potential tidal flooding to the region.
5 p.m. Saturday: The Dominion Power Outage Map reports there are 2,317 people without power in Gloucester, 1,583 in Mathews, one in Williamsburg, 43 in York County, 136 in Hampton,142 in Newport News and 114 in James City.
2 p.m. Sunday: The Dominion Power Outage Map reports there are 2,564 people without power in Gloucester, 1,757 in Mathews, 54 in Williamsburg, 92 in York County, 152 in Hampton,159 in Newport News and 163 in James City.
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel has lifted all wind restrictions, according to a tweet from VDOT Hampton Roads. The restriction were placed early Friday morning.
1 p.m. Saturday: Dominion Energy reports there are more than 11,000 customers without power on the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck, and about 4,000 customers without power in southeast Virginia, with another 4,200 customers out Southside.
11 a.m. Saturday: The National Weather Service has downgraded an earlier coastal flood warning to a coastal flood advisory, set to expire at 5 p.m. Sunday.
NWS reports steady wind of 20 to 25 mph throughout the day.
Nearly 9,000 customers were without power in the Peninsula area, according to Dominion Energy. Most of the outages are concentrated in Mathews and Gloucester counties, and in James City County. Dominion reports it expects to have service restored this evening.
10 a.m. Saturday: Jamestown-Scotland ferry service resumed as of 10 a.m. today, according to a release from VDOT. It had stopped service Friday because of the wind.
9 a.m. Saturday: Dominion Energy crews worked overnight in windy conditions to restore power to nearly 78,000 people impacted by the storm in and around the Hampton Roads region, according to spokeswoman Janell M. Hancock in a news release Saturday morning.
Crews are currently still working to repair outages as quickly as possible, she said. Service should be restored by this evening.
The area is under a coastal flood warning through Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
7 a.m. Saturday: The Peninsula continues to feel the impact of a nor'easter early Saturday morning.
Andrew Zimmerman, a National Weather Service meteorologist in the Wakefield office, said there won’t be too many changes in wind gusts from Friday evening into Saturday morning, with wind at about 20 to 25 mph. Some stronger gusts could reach 40 mph in coastal areas Saturday morning, he said.
Coastal flooding is still a threat, however, it should mainly impact the Southside, he said.
Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-40s to upper 50s. Zimmerman said that is normal for this time of year.
Power outages still remain an issue. Nearly 9,000 customers were without power in the Peninsula area as of Saturday morning, according to Dominion Energy.
Most of the outages were concentrated in Mathews and Gloucester counties, as well as the Williamsburg area.
Dominion advises to stay clear of downed power lines and report those and outages to 866-366-4357.
No major damage has been reported.
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel is reporting wind gusts of 55 mph. There is a level 3 restriction.