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More than 1,700 without power in Roanoke

Traffic lights are down at a dozen intersections due to the outage

ROANOKE, Va. – According to Appalachian Power’s outage map, more than 1,700 customers in Roanoke are without power. The cause of these outages are equipment related.

Traffic lights are also out at a dozen intersections due to the power outage. Roanoke Police reminds drivers to treat down traffic lights as a stop sign to keep traffic moving safely.

The power company is aware of the outages and estimate service will be restored to majority of customers by 12:30 p.m.

About the Author:

Megan Woods is thrilled to be back home and reporting at Local 4. She joined the team in September 2021. Before returning to Michigan, Megan reported at stations across the country including Northern Michigan, Southwest Louisiana and a sister station in Southwest Virginia.