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UPDATE 2:53 p.m.: All watches and warnings have expired in Suffolk. See our continuing coverage for more information.

UPDATE 6:15 a.m.: About 7,881 Dominion Energy customers in Suffolk are without power.
Dominion also has 524 customers in Isle of Wight and 1,288 in Southampton without power.
Community Electric Cooperative has about 2,211 customers in Suffolk, 1,427 in Southampton and 723 in Isle of Wight out of power.

UPDATE 4:46 a.m.: No tornado warnings are issued for Suffolk right now, but that could change at a moment’s notice.

UPDATE 4:35 a.m.: About 5,848 Dominion Energy customers in Suffolk are without power.

Dominion also has 413 customers in Isle of Wight and 1,233 in Southampton without power.

Community Electric Cooperative has about 1,891 customers in Suffolk, 1,418 in Southampton and 148 in Isle of Wight out of power.

UPDATE 4:19 a.m.: Part of North Suffolk is under a tornado warning until 4:45 a.m.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Churchland, moving north at 70 miles per hour. Radar indicated rotation, the National Weather Service said.

Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. Take cover now. Move to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building, and avoid windows.

UPDATE 4:17 a.m.: The National Weather Service Wakefield has issued a flash flood warning for part of the city of Suffolk until 6:45 a.m.

Radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing more than 1 to 2 inches of rain. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly, the NWS said.

Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas is expected.

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Do not stay in areas subject to flooding when water begins rising.

UPDATE 3:51 a.m.: About 5,331 Dominion Energy customers in Suffolk are without power.

In Southampton County, more than 1,400 Community Electric Cooperative customers are without power.

UPDATE 3:46 a.m.: A previous tornado warning has expired, but the city now is under a new tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service until 4:15 a.m.

Radar indicted rotation on this new storm. The storm will be near Whaleyville around 3:50 a.m. and downtown Suffolk around 4:05 a.m., according to the warning.

Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. Take cover now. Move to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building, and avoid windows.

UPDATE 3:06 a.m.: The city of Suffolk is under a tornado warning until 3:30 a.m.

At 2:57 a.m., a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located near Corapeake, eight miles southeast of Sunbury, moving north at 40 miles per hour. This is a particularly dangerous situation.

The National Weather Service says the tornado will be near downtown Suffolk around 3:20 a.m., and around Windsor, King’s Fork and Driver around 3:30 a.m.

Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. Take cover now. Move to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building, and avoid windows.

UPDATE: The tornado warning expired at 12:45 a.m.

Earlier: The National Weather Service in Wakefield issued a tornado warning for the southeastern city of Suffolk and some surrounding areas until 12:45 a.m.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was indicated on radar at 12:21 a.m. Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. Take cover now. Move to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building, and avoid windows.

The entire city of Suffolk is under a tornado watch until 6 a.m. A watch means conditions are favorable for development of a tornado, while a warning indicates one has been spotted in the sky or indicated on radar.