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More than 31,000 without power across Southwest, Central Virginia

Winter weather continues moving through the area

Tree down in Danville
Tree down in Danville (River City TV)

ROANOKE, Va. – Saturday’s winter weather continues to cause thousands to lose power.

As of 10:15 p.m. Monday, Appalachian Power is reporting 9,011 customers without power in Virginia. Here’s a county-by-county breakdown of the 10 counties with the most outages:

City/CountyCustomer Outages
Franklin County3,229
Floyd County1,684
Henry County1,455
Montgomery County858
Pittsylvania County654
Patrick County511
Dickenson County142
Campbell County79
Washington County73
Pulaski County65

As of 10:15 p.m. Monday, Dominion is reporting 6,659 customers without power in our region. Here’s a county-by-county breakdown:

  • 2,895 customers in Halifax County
  • 1,541 customers in Charlotte County
  • 1,138 customers in Pittsylvania County
  • 665 customers in Campbell County
  • 420 customers in Appomattox County

As of 10:20 p.m. Monday, Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative is reporting 5,388 customers without power in our region. Here’s a county-by-county breakdown:

  • 2,751 members in Halifax County
  • 2,441 members in Pittsylvania County
  • 196 members in Charlotte County

As of 10:20 p.m. Monday, Southside Electric Cooperative is reporting ‬8,994 customers without power in our region. Here’s a county-by-county breakdown:

  • 3,405 members in Charlotte County
  • 3,039 members in Campbell County
  • 1,469 members in Bedford County
  • 866 members in Pittsylvania County
  • 215 members in Appomattox County

As of 10:24 p.m. Monday, Danville Utilities reports 1,556 customers are without power.


About the Author:

Jeff Williamson arrived at WSLS 10 in March 2016.