UPDATE: 5:25 p.m.: Residents of southwest Virginia are continuing to lose power as severe weather spreads throughout the region.

Appalachian Power has the following outages reported in these localities:

  • Roanoke County: 3,028 customers due to 54 outages.
  • Roanoke City: 469 customers due to 33 outages.
  • Carroll County: 2,598 customers due to 56 outages.
  • Grayson County: 609 customers due to 17 outages.
  • Montgomery County: 2,324 customers due to 68 outages.
  • Franklin County: 43 customers due to 10 outages.
  • Floyd County: 84 customers due to 24 outages.
  • Giles County: 445 customers due to 31 outages.
  • Botetourt County: 66 customers due to seven outages.
  • Wythe County: 2,916 due to 55 outages.
  • Bedford County: 2,204 customers due to 45 outages.
  • Pulaski County: 4,108 outages due to 49 outages.
  • Bland County: 2,139 customers due to six outages.
  • Patrick County: 1,390 customers due to 58 outages.
  • Pittsylvania County: 55 customers due to five outages.
  • City of Radford: 61 customers due to two outages.
  • Henry County: 1,203 customers due to 48 outages.
  • Campbell County: 320 customers due to 18 outages.
  • Appomattox County: Fewer than five customers due to one outage.
  • Amherst County: 7,609 customers due to 40 outages.
  • Nelson County: 106 customers due to seven outages.
  • Lynchburg: 4,493 customers due to 46 outages.
  • Botetourt County: 299 customers due to 14 outages.
  • Craig County: 302 customers due to 2 outages.
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UPDATE 1:19 p.m.: As of Friday afternoon, nearly 4,500 Appalachian Power customers in southwest Virginia are now without power following this week’s severe thunderstorms.

Appalachian Power reported the following power outages:

  • Roanoke County: 1,164 customers due to 28 outages.
  • Roanoke City: 439 customers due to 17 outages.
  • Carroll County: 51 customers due to five outages.
  • Grayson County: 247 customers due to four outages.
  • Montgomery County: 204 customers due to 13 outages.
  • Franklin County: 36 customers due to 10 outages.
  • Floyd County: 72 customers due to four outages.
  • Giles County: Less than five customers due to one outage.
  • Botetourt County: 59 customers due to three outages.
  • Wythe County: 2,013 customers due to five. outages.
  • Bedford County: 65 customers due to 15 outages.
  • Pulaski County: 39 customers due to two outages.
  • Bland County: Seven customers due to two outages.
  • Patrick County: 10 customers due to five outages.
  • Lynchburg: No reported customer outages.
  • Amherst County: Less than five customers due to one outage.
  • Pittsylvania County: Less than five customers due to one outage.
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(WFXR) — More than 3,400 Appalachian Power and Danville Utilities customers are dealing with outages Friday morning following some severe weather around southwest Virginia.

As of 7:58 a.m. on Friday, June 17, Appalachian Power says at least 2,878 customers are without power in the following localities:

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  • Roanoke County: 844 customers due to 24 outage cases
  • Roanoke City: 612 customers due to 16 outage cases
  • Carroll County: 318 customers due to three outage cases
  • Grayson County: 288 customers due to one outage case
  • Montgomery County: 140 customers due to 13 outage cases
  • Franklin County: 119 customers due to 21 outage cases
  • Floyd County: 89 customers due to nine outage cases
  • Giles County: 80 customers due to three outage cases
  • Botetourt County: 76 customers due to four outage cases
  • Wythe County: 70 customers due to three outage cases
  • Bedford County: 65 customers due to 14 outage cases
  • Pulaski County: 59 customers due to seven outage cases
  • Bland County: 54 customers due to three outage cases
  • Patrick County: 20 customers due to three outage cases
  • Lynchburg: 17 customers due to one outage case
  • Amherst County: 16 customers due to one outage case
  • Henry County: 11 customers due to one outage case
  • Pittsylvania County: Less than five customers due to one outage case

According to the company, crews are still assessing the conditions for many of these outages — especially the ones that took place within the last few hours — but the cause listed for the largest outages is tree contact.

(Photo courtesy: Danville Utilities)

Meanwhile, Danville Utilities says 539 customers are affected by 20 active outages as of 8:05 a.m. on Friday.