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Nearly 9,600 across state without power; new outages possible

By Web Staff, WDBJ7, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:18:11 PM EST
Updated On: Dec 10 2013 01:38:03 PM EST

Crews are still working tonight to get the power back on for thousands of residents throughout the region.

ROANOKE, Va. -

Utilities have restored service to thousands of customers in Virginia who lost electricity during a winter storm.

As of Tuesday afternoon, about 9,600 customers are without electricity. That's down from about 114,000 on Monday.

Dominion Virginia Power reports about 6,500 outages, most of which are in Northern Virginia.

About 2,700 customers served by four electric cooperatives are without power.

Appalachian Power reports 380 outages in Southwest Virginia. The utility says wintry weather on Tuesday could cause additional outages and complicate efforts to restore power.

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Utilities have restored electricity to thousands of customers in Virginia. But new outages are possible as another winter storm hits the state.

Power outages statewide on Monday topped 114,000. As of Tuesday morning, the number of outages is down to about 14,700.

Dominion Virginia Power reports about 9,100 outages, including about 8,800 in Northern Virginia.

About 5,100 customers served by Virginia's electric cooperatives are without power.

Appalachian Power reports about 440 outages in Southwest Virginia. The utility says wintry weather on Tuesday could cause additional outages and complicate efforts to restore power.

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MONDAY

As of 4:45 p.m. Monday, around 1,500 Appalachian Power customers were still without power.

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More than 3,000 Appalachian Power customers are still without power Monday afternoon.

As of 2 p.m., the highest outage numbers were in Campbell County (1,088), Franklin County (784), and Henry County (604).

As of 3:30 p.m., 221 Central Virginia Electric Cooperative members were still without power.

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More than 7,000 Appalachian Power customers are without power Monday.

As of 11 a.m. Monday, 7,114 Appalachian Power customers were without power in Virginia. The highest total is in Campbell County (2,221).

Here is Appalachian Power's outage map: https://www.appalachianpower.com/outages/

As of 7 a.m., nearly 900 BARC customers were without power. Additionally, 1,189 Central Virginia Electric Cooperative members without power as of 11:45 a.m.

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SUNDAY

UPDATE: As of 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Appalachian Power is reporting that power has been restored to all customers in Tazewell County after many experienced outages earlier in the evening due to icy weather conditions.

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As of 8:49 p.m., Appalachian Power is reporting that 963 customers in Tazewell County are without power due to icy weather conditions.

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