Storm knocks out power to more than 1,000 in Lynchburg region

As of 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, 1,010 Appalachian Power customers in the Lynchburg region were still without power.

That includes 705 in the City of Lynchburg.

UPDATE

As of 10:15 a.m., 1,892 Appalachian Power customers were without power.

That includes 1,071 customers in the City of Lynchburg.

ORIGINAL STORY

Strong storms on Tuesday night knocked out power to several Appalachian Power customers in the Lynchburg region.

As of 9:10 a.m. Wednesday morning, 3,521 Appalachian Power customers were still without power.

In Amherst County alone, 1,578 customers were without power.

Check back soon for more updates.