Power restored for many across West Virginia


​CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — Power has been restored for many of the more than 25,000 Appalachian Power customers in West Virginia who were in the dark Sunday and Monday after high wind gusts.

As of 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, AEP showed 5,329 customers without power in West Virginia. According to the company’s outage map, 840 customers are still without power in Kanawha County. Marshall County has 1,140 reported outages and Ohio County has 1,040.

Mon Power customers, who are served in the eastern part of the state, are also experiencing outages. The company shows 18,591 customers are still without power. On Monday, more than 44,000 Mon Power customers were affected. The outages are due to high winds that passed through the area Sunday. Wind gusts reaching 54 mph were registered in Charleston, while Snowshoe Mountain got a wind gust of 88 mph.

View the AEP outage map.  To view the Mon Power outage map, go here.

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