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More than 36,000 without power across the region as Ian remnants move through

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. As of 8:00 a.m. Saturday, 42% of Danville is without power. 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 1:45 p.m. Saturday.

Appalachian Power: More than 26,000 total customers in our area are left without power.

  • Amherst: 1,395
  • Bedford: 2,433
  • Botetourt: 321
  • Campbell: 1,483
  • Carroll: 10,175
  • Franklin: 264
  • Henry: 1,832
  • Nelson: 800
  • Patrick: 4,634
  • Pittsylvania: 563
  • Roanoke: 1,508
  • Montgomery: 27
  • Floyd: 372
  • Grayson: 201
  • Giles: 237

Dominion Energy: More than 2,100 total customers in our area are left without power.

  • Appomattox: 16
  • Campbell: 573
  • Charlotte: 141
  • Halifax: 823
  • Pittsylvania: 573

Southside Electric Cooperative: More than 3,000 total customers in our area are left without power.

  • Bedford: 1,200
  • Campbell: 1,100
  • Pittsylvania: 22
  • Charlotte: 324

Danville Utilities: More than 5,000 total customers in our area are affected.

  • Danville and surrounding areas: 5,051

We will continue to update this article as power outages change


Source: WSLS News 10

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