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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Tropical storm hits Hampton; trash pickup delayed a day; city buildings closed Tuesday

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Storm damage in the Wythe area of Hampton.Aug. 4, 2020 — Tropical Storm Isaias has passed Hampton Roads, but residents are reminded to use caution venturing outside and driving. Although the sun is shining, there are reports of 46 trees fallen across roads, live wires hanging in places, and about 16 intersections without power for traffic lights. More than 20,000 Hampton households are without power. Pictured is damage in the Wythe area of Hampton. 

Public Works has begun clearing debris, and Dominion Energy is working to restore power. To report downed trees and other damage, contact 311 at 311@hampton.gov or 727-8311. Power outages should be reported directly to Dominion Energy at dom.com or 866-366-4357. 

Tuesday’s trash and recycling pickups will happen Wednesday, and city buildings are closed all day Tuesday because of the storm. 


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