UPDATE 4:50 p.m.: Appalachian Power says crews have restored power to the 3,292 customers in Roanoke City and Roanoke County impacted by an outage Tuesday afternoon.



(WFXR) — Nearly 3,300 Appalachian Power customers in both Roanoke City and Roanoke County are dealing with a Tuesday afternoon outage.

Appalachian Power says the outage started at 2:04 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7.

According to the company, a total of 3,292 customers — the majority of whom are in Roanoke County — are affected by this outage as of 2:44 p.m.

While the company did not provide a cause for the incident, crews are expected to restore power by 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

This is a developing story.