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UPDATE AT 8:30 P.M. SUNDAY: Danville Utilities and contract crews have restored service to all residential customers. A contract crew is working on an underground transformer vault downtown. That outage has been isolated, which has allowed restoration of service to most businesses downtown.
STORY POSTED EARLIER TODAY:
A band of thunderstorms producing heavy rain pushed across Danville and the surrounding area late Saturday evening and early Sunday morning. These storms resulted in flash flooding in several areas of the city.
The Danville Fire Department has produced the following report:
Danville Utilities and contract crews continue working today to restore power to customers who lost service last night during the storm. As of 1:30 p.m., an estimated 300 to 350 customers remain without power.
A transformer downtown on South Union Street has left a portion of downtown without power. Crews are working to isolate the damage. Power in the downtown area is expected to be restored later this afternoon except to the River City Towers Building, formerly known as the Masonic Temple.
The remaining outages are scattered throughout the service territory. Power is expected to be restored for these customers this evening.
All available Danville Utilities line and trees crews are working today. Contract crews are assisting in power restoration.
At the height of the storms last night, more than 2,000 customers were without power. Of this total, about 1,700 customers in neighborhoods located along a portion of Arnett Boulevard and streets east from Arnett Boulevard toward North Main Street lost power when a tree limb fell across power lines on Northmont Boulevard. These customers lost power at 10:36 p.m. Saturday. Their service was restored at 12:56 a.m. Sunday.