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Thousands left without power after storms rolled through Lynchburg, Bedford, Campbell County

As of 6:44 p.m. Tuesday, power had mostly been restored

Thousands are without power Tuesday morning in central Virginia
Thousands are without power Tuesday morning in central Virginia (AEP)

Appalachian Power reports there are about 30 customers in Lynchburg, Bedford and Campbell County without power as of 6:44 p.m. Tuesday. Otherwise, power has been restored to thousands of customers.


As of 10:45 a.m., Appalachian Power reports there are:

  • 1,530 customers without power in Lynchburg
  • 516 customers without power in Campbell County
  • 111 customers without power in Henry County
  • 95 customers without power in Bedford and Bedford County

Thousands are still without power on Tuesday night.

As of 4:45 a.m., Appalachian Power reports there are:

  • 1,804 customers in Lynchburg without power
  • 1,068 customers in Campbell County without power
  • 91 customers in Bedford without power
  • There are fewer than five outages in Henry County, Patrick County, Carroll County, Wythe County and Pulaski County

Thousands are without power across our area after severe storms rolled through Monday night.

As of 11:43 p.m., Appalachian Power reports there are:

  • 2,468 customers in Campbell County without power
  • 1,698 customers in Lynchburg without power
  • 132 customers in Bedford without power
  • 121 customers in Patrick County without power

It’s not clear yet when service will be restored to these customers.

In the Bedford area, several trees were down on Sweeney Circle including a massive one on a power line. Another tree’s branches snapped on the front lawn of a house on Sweeney Circle.

There were massive trees down on Bateman Bridge Road and minor debris on Valleywood Drive.

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