As the Nor’easter rolled into the Southside, Dominion Energy has reported thousands of power outages in the area.
At 1:03 p.m., there were 1,946 without power in Virginia Beach, 227 customers without power in Norfolk, 6,080 without power in Chesapeake and 419 customers without power in Portsmouth, according to the Dominion Energy Map.
To track power outages on the Southside, Dominion Energy offers a free online outage map tool.
Some flights out of Norfolk International Airport and Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport have been canceled.
Flight cancellations are mounting as winter storm conditions in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast continue. Travelers should confirm flight status/rebooking options with their airline. @Allegiant @AmericanAir @Delta @SouthwestAir @united pic.twitter.com/mJmza6hEPs
— Norfolk Airport (@NorfolkAirport) March 2, 2018
All #AmericanAirlines flights to Charlotte for today have cancelled due to high winds. Please contact AA to get re-booked.
— PHF Airport (@FlyPHF) March 2, 2018
The city of Norfolk also opened several parking garages up to the public so that those who live in flood zones can move their cars to higher ground.
Due to expected tidal flooding from this weekend’s Nor’easter these parking garages will open for residents to move their cars to dry ground:
🚙Open today at 6pm – Monday, March 5th at 8am
— City of Norfolk, VA (@NorfolkVA) March 2, 2018
Virginia Beach officials also warned residents to watch out for fallen trees, and to report debris that may fall on the roads due to the wind.
Watch for fallen limbs/trees and debris in ther roadways. Call 311 to report road hazards on city streets. Please stay far away from downed power lines and report them to 866-366-4357. Report power outages online at https://t.co/6alWSlWCPa. @DomEnergyVA #BePrepared #ReadyVB https://t.co/YdPpbh2zT8
— Virginia Beach (@CityofVaBeach) March 2, 2018