Over A Thousand Customers Without Power In Our Area


WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – Over a thousand customers are without power in our viewing area.

According to Appalachian Power, the most outages in our area are in Tazewell County.  Currently, residents in Mercer, Raleigh, and Wyoming are seeing outages.

Total Customers without power as of 1:00 pm 9/17/2018:

Tazewell County in VA – 826

Mercer County – 65

Raleigh County – 48

Wyoming County – 30







Power should be restored for most customers by tonight.

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at