Power restored across southwest Virginia after Thursday storms

More than 1,000 residents are without power as storms roll through our region. (Appalachian Power) (WSLS)


Power has been restored for most.


Some people are in the dark Friday after storms rolled through Thursday evening.

Below are the worst outage areas in our region as of 12:45 p.m. Friday.

Appalachian Power:

  • Roanoke: 376
  • Roanoke City: 355
  • Henry: 207
  • Franklin: 71
  • Montgomery: 13

About the Authors:

Lauren Helkowski joined WSLS 10’s digital team in August 2022, but has held a passion for storytelling long before.

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