WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – After a series of storms swept through the Tri-Cities early Tuesday, thousands lost power service in southwest Virginia.

According to Appalachian Power’s live outage map, which serves over 10 counties throughout News Channel 11’s coverage area, over 1000 homes in the area were without power around 4:30 p.m., down from the over 2,000 seen Tuesday morning.

Outages were concentrated in Buchanan, Smyth, Russell, Washington and Tazewell Counties among several others:

  • Buchanan — 185 outages
  • Smyth — 347 outages
  • Washington — 323 outages
  • Tazewell — 431 outages
  • Russell — 192 outages

In Kanawha County, West Virginia, nearly 12,000 customers were without power Tuesday morning. At 4:30 Tuesday, over 8,000 remained without service.