Thousands without power in Southwest, Central after overnight storms

Thousands without power after severe weather (AEP)

ROANOKE, Va. – Thousands are without power after severe storms rolled through the region overnight.

According to Appalachian Power, there are more than 55,000 outages in Virginia as of 5:15 p.m.

Below are the worst outage areas in our region among the 57,356 Appalachian Power customers in Virginia without power:

  • Amherst - 6,990
  • Bedford - 1,030
  • Bland - 1,186
  • Botetourt - 245
  • Carroll - 2,925
  • Craig - 307
  • Floyd - 1,091
  • Franklin - 1,091
  • Giles - 458
  • Grayson - 658
  • Henry - 2,517
  • Lynchburg - 5,564
  • Montgomery - 3,174
  • Patrick - 3,006
  • Pulaski - 4,505
  • Roanoke - 3,624
  • Roanoke City - 583
  • Wythe - 2,241

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