UPDATE: Over 3,000 Customers Without Power In Raleigh County


RALEIGH COUNTY (WOAY)- Appalachian Power is reporting that around 3,500 people are without power in Raleigh County.

Most of the area affected is in Beckley. This outage happened around 2pm.

The cause of the outage is from a distribution center, which is an outage due to a transformer. AEP says on their website that power should be restored to all customers by 6:30pm.



Tyler Barker

Tyler grew up in the foothills of North Carolina, in a one stop light town named Boonville, NC and was promoted to Chief Meteorologist where you can find him weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm on WOAY-TV.

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