Dominion Power estimates power to be restored between 2 - 5 p.m. Monday in Chatham

A home damaged in Danville (photo courtesy of Preston Buchanan)

UPDATE: 2:45 p.m.

Pittsylvania County Emergency Management is continuing to work with its state and local partners to assess damage throughout the county. The process has been slow due to difficulty in reaching some of the areas due to power line issues in trees.

Dominion Power estimates power in the Chatham area will be restored sometime between 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Monday afternoon.

As reports continue to come in, there are around 1,000 customers still without power within the County.

Temporary housing assistance is being provided to several displaced families by the American Red Cross and Pittsylvania County Department of Social Services.

There is an estimated $154,000 in total agricultural damage that includes barns, farm structures, greenhouse structures and fencing.

There are 14 roads still closed throughout the county.


PITTSYLVANIA Co., Va. (WSET) -- Pittsylvania County Public Safety said about 40 homes in the Danville area and Gretna area of Pittsylvania County have reported damage due to the severe storms Sunday evening.

The National Weather Service will be on hand to determine if an actual tornado came through the area and touched down.

Pittsylvania County is working with the Virginia Department of Forestry and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management to assess the damage.

There are approximately 900 customers without power and crews are working to restore it.

Damage has been reported at 40 homes which include the following roads: Ferry Road, Old Mayfield Road, Foster Road, Golf Club Road, Rosewood Lane, Burke Road, Powhatan Drive and Blue Ridge Drive and Burke Rd in the Danville and Gretna areas.

VDOT is still working to clear roads.

To report damage, please contact the 911 center on the non-emergency number: (434) 432-7931.

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