Severe storm leaves trail of damage in Central Virginia

Jene J. Long

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – A significant storm that prompted a “Destructive Warning” struck Central Virginia on Wednesday afternoon creating injury and electric power outages.


In North Chesterfield, a tree greatly destroyed a house on Swan Push.

A tree brought about important destruction to a property in North Chesterfield on Wednesday, June 22.(WWBT)

A family was attempting to go a camper right before the storms rolled via, but branches came crashing down though doing the job. The incident remaining a couple of bumps and bruises, but no just one was severely hurt.

Hearth crews instructed a Chesterfield loved ones that a lightning strike sparked the fire at their home alongside Koyoto Court docket. Family users explained they were being asleep when a neighbor referred to as stating they saw smoke coming from the house. No one was injured.

Crews said lightning started the fire.
Crews claimed lightning commenced the fire.(WWBT)


In Richmond, a making experienced its roof ripped off near Wide Avenue and Arthur Ashe Boulevard all around 3:30 p.m. Richmond Fire Division explained a setting up inspector and Dominion Electrical power were notified. No accidents have been documented.

A roof was ripped off a building in Richmond after storms on June 22.
A roof was ripped off a constructing in Richmond just after storms on June 22.(WWBT)

A tree also fell into a household in Richmond along Goddin Avenue all around 4 p.m. A setting up inspector and code enforcement have been notified. Dominion Vitality was also called since the tree pulled down ability lines. The Pink Cross is encouraging five older people and a pet. No a person was wounded.

A tree also fell into a home in Richmond along Goddin Street around 4 p.m.
A tree also fell into a household in Richmond alongside Goddin Avenue all over 4 p.m.(Richmond Hearth Division.)


A tree fell onto the roof of the River View on the Appomattox Well being & Rehab Centre. A maintenance male stated it left a gap in the attic spot, triggering h2o hurt to the action place. There were no reviews of accidents.

A tree fell onto the roof of the River View on the Appomattox Health & Rehab Center.
A tree fell onto the roof of the River Look at on the Appomattox Wellbeing & Rehab Middle.(WWBT)

Dominion Power described hundreds of electrical power outages as the storm moved by means of. At its peak, just about 80,000 buyers had been without the need of electric power. You can see and report electricity outages Below.

The Richmond Department of Crisis Communications reported it had reports of a number of ability lines and trees down all over the metropolis.

Rappahannock Electric powered Cooperative crews and contractors responded to storm-similar outages across the location. Mutual support crews were also requested to assistance.

NBC12 viewers also described hurt in the spot quickly following the storm moved through.

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