Around 20,000 without power as strong storms knock out power across Southwest, Central Virginia

Information as of 11 a.m. Wednesday

FutureTracker - 9 a.m. Monday

ROANOKE, Va. – Tuesday afternoon’s powerful storms have left many without power.

As of 11 a.m., Appalachian Power is reporting 13,982 customers without power in Virginia. Here’s a county-by-county breakdown of the 10 counties with the most outages:

City/CountyCustomer Outages
Albemarle County1,661
Amherst County4,423
Bedford County2,345
Botetourt County451
Montgomery County672
Nelson County362
Roanoke City421
Roanoke County1,006
Smyth County746

As of 11 a.m., the Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative is reporting 617 customers without power in our region.

  • 176 in Alleghany County
  • 225 in Botetourt County
  • 255 in Craig County

As of 11 a.m., the Central Virginia Electric Cooperative is reporting 301 customers in our area without power. Here’s a county-by-county breakdown:

  • 55 in Nelson County
  • 23 in Amherst County

As of 11 a.m., Dominion is reporting 371 customers without power in our region. Here’s a county-by-county breakdown:

  • 264 in Botetourt County
  • 95 in Buena Vista

Watch Justin McKee’s forecast update from 2:55 p.m. Tuesday

Justin McKee has what we can expect