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Thousands in Southwest Virginia without power as strong storms move through region

More than 5,000 without power in Giles, Patrick counties

Thousands are without power in Southwest and Southside Virginia.
Thousands are without power in Southwest and Southside Virginia. (Appalachian Power)

ROANOKE, Va. – Thousands are without power in Southwest Virginia as strong storms continue to move through the region.

Some areas were under a tornado warning earlier today, while others have seen hails and strong winds.

As of 11:28 p.m. Wednesday, here’s a look at some of the counties hardest hit by these storms.

  • Patrick County - 3,441 outages
  • Giles County - 1,789 outages
  • Henry County - 1,554 outages
  • Montgomery County - 1,463 outages
  • Pulaski County - 967 outages
  • Floyd County - 944 outages
  • Pittsylvania County - 393 outages
  • Franklin County - 266 outages

Check with Appalachian Power for the latest outage numbers.


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