More than 9,000 customers still without power Saturday mroning

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ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - Appalachian Power is reporting thousands of customers are without power as strong storms are hitting the area.

As of 9:00 a.m., AEP is reporting 2,034 customers are without power in Roanoke County, 1,256 are without power in Bedford County and  3,624 are without power in Botetourt County. Other areas are also without power.

Overall, of the 1,050,241 customers that AEP serves in Tenn., Va. and W.Va., 38,083 are without power.