More than 6,000 without power across the region as Ian remnants move through

Power outages following Ian's winds - WSLS

Va.11:50 a.m. Update Sunday

More than 6,000 are now without power.

See below for an updated breakdown. Check with your power company to see when power is expected to be restored.


1:45 p.m. Update Saturday

More than 36,000 are now left without power.

See below for an updated breakdown. Check with your power company to see when power is expected to be restored.


8:00 a.m. Update Saturday from Chris Michaels

Lynchburg and Southside were the hardest-hit areas in terms of wind from Ian. At the height of the storm, 34.5% of Danville was without power, according to Danville PIO, Arnold Hendrix. There is no word on when power will be restored.


5:00 a.m. Update Saturday

More than 40,000 people are left in the dark Saturday morning following Ian’s strong winds.

We have an updated breakdown below. Check with your power company to see when power is expected to be restored.


Thousands of Virginia residents were left in the dark on Friday evening following downpours and wind gusts from remnants of Ian.

Many of the outages in our region are currently concentrated in the Southside and surrounding areas.

Below is a breakdown of the worst outages in our region, organized by power company and county as of 11:50 a.m. Sunday.

Appalachian Power: More than 3,000 total customers in our area are left without power.

  • Amherst: 464
  • Bedford: 415
  • Botetourt: 162
  • Campbell: 64
  • Carroll: 9
  • Franklin: 112
  • Henry: 369
  • Nelson: 479
  • Patrick: 998
  • Pittsylvania: 297
  • Roanoke: 163
  • Montgomery: 17
  • Floyd: 10
  • Grayson: 57
  • Giles: 101

Dominion Energy: More than 1,300 total customers in our area are left without power.

  • Appomattox: 0
  • Campbell: 1
  • Charlotte: 0
  • Halifax: 0
  • Pittsylvania: 0

Southside Electric Cooperative: More than 156 total customers in our area are left without power.

  • Bedford: 60
  • Campbell: 34
  • Pittsylvania: 0
  • Charlotte: 62

Danville Utilities: More than 2,000 total customers in our area are affected.

  • Danville and surrounding areas: 2,106

We will continue to update this article as power outages change


About the Authors:

Alli Graham came aboard the digital team as an evening digital content producer in June 2022.

Meteorologist Chris Michaels is an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Broadcaster, forecasting weather conditions in southwest Virginia on WSLS 10 News from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. weekdays on Virginia Today.