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Live Updates | Flooding, storm damages impact Hampton Roads

The slow movement of storms over Hampton Roads caused some damage and flooding issues Wednesday afternoon and evening.

NORFOLK, Va. — Some strong to severe storms broke out over Hampton Roads Wednesday afternoon and evening, causing damage and flooding issues in the area.

RELATED: Forecast: Slow-moving storms bring a risk of flooding

Thursday, Aug. 11

9:12 a.m.

City crews in Williamsburg worked Thursday morning to remove the tree that fell on a moving car driving on Jamestown Road Wednesday afternoon, leaving a man dead and another person hurt.

As of 9:10 a.m., the road has reopened.

Wednesday, Aug. 10

7:57 p.m.

Williamsburg city officials said a section of Jamestown Road between John Tyler Lane and Mill Neck Road will remain closed until 8 a.m. Thursday.

Earlier, a tree fell on a moving vehicle and killed a man. Crews still have to remove the rest of the tree in this area.

6:50 p.m.

Power is being restored to Dominion Energy customers across Hampton Roads, especially in Newport News and Virginia Beach.

As of 6:49 p.m., 6,321 customers in Virginia Beach are without power. In Newport News, 1,207 don't have power.

6:28 p.m.

To the west of Hampton Roads, several Severe Thunderstorm Warnings are in effect.

A warning was issued for Chesterfield, City of Petersburg, City of Hopewell, City of Colonial Heights, Prince George, Sussex, Amelia, Charles City, Dinwiddie, Henrico and Surry until 7 p.m.

Another warning covers Dinwiddie, Brunswick, Greensville and Sussex until 6:45 p.m.

6:23 p.m.

A Williamsburg man died after a tree fell on his moving vehicle in the area of Matoaka Lake earlier this afternoon, the city said.

The treefall happened on Jamestown Road near the intersection with Bayberry Lane. The Williamsburg Fire Department responded shortly after 3:45 p.m.

The National Weather Service reported high winds and lightning in the area at the time. The tree branch falling is likely weather-related, according to the city, but it remains under investigation.

READ MORE: Williamsburg man dies after tree falls on moving car in area of Matoaka Lake

6:00 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Wakefield issued another Flash Flood Warning, this time in Suffolk. The warning will last until 9 p.m.

5:58 p.m.

Dominion Energy's outage map is reporting 2,325 customers without power. 

In Chesapeake, Sparrow Road at Fontana Avenue has been closed because of flooding. The city is also dealing with some traffic light outages, particularly in the Greenbrier area.

A tweet from Chesapeake Roads says if you come to a traffic signal that isn't working, and there's no police officer there to direct traffic, act like that intersection is a four-way stop.

5:53 p.m.

Right now, a Flash Flood Warning is in effect for Chesapeake and Virginia Beach until 7:45 p.m. 

When the National Weather Service in Wakefield issued the warning at 4:48 p.m., doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain had fallen during the previous 30 minutes.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning also remains in effect until 6 p.m. for southwestern Isle of Wight and east central Southampton counties.

5:46 p.m.

9,418 out of 203,701 customers in Virginia Beach are without power, according to Dominion Energy's outage map as of 5:45 p.m.

Bonita Billingsley Harris, a spokesperson for Dominion, said in a tweet that crews are working to restore power for those without it across Hampton Roads.

5:39 p.m.

Harpersville Road and Bayberry Drive in Newport News are closed for flooding, according to city dispatchers.

In Chesapeake, dispatchers reported a couple of flooded roadways.

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