Power outage due to strong wind causing Colonial Elementary to close

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BOTETOURT COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Appalachian Power is reporting about 1,450 people are without power as of 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Colonial Elementary School in Botetourt County is closing because of a power outage.

There are a small number of outages in Henry, Roanoke, Franklin and Bedford Counties.