Hundreds without power in Southwest, Central Virginia

Power outages as of 9 p.m. Saturday

Thousands without power in Southwest and Central Virginia as periods of rain and strong winds move through from Tropical Storm Ophelia. (Appalachian Power) (WSLS)

Hundreds are without power in Central and Southwest Virginia as rain and strong winds from Tropical Storm Ophelia rolls through the Commonwealth.

Below are the worst outage areas of Appalachian Power customers in our region:

  • Bedford County: 639
  • Amherst County: 120
  • Nelson County: 100

Here’s a breakdown of the Dominion Energy customers in our region without power:

  • Nelson County: 88

About the Author:

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