UPDATE: Thousands still without power across several counties
BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Appalachian Power's outage map showed thousands of customers without power in the WVVA viewing area Monday morning-- mostly in Mercer and Raleigh counties.
At 10 a.m., Mercer showed more than 6,600 without service. -- down from more than 7,000 at 7 a.m. More than 3,700 customers in Raleigh were affected, and less than 1,000 in Fayette, Greenbrier, Summers, Wyoming, McDowell and Bland counties.
At 9 p.m., Mercer county outages were down to just over 5,300; Raleigh county down to 1,390; just under 400 in Greenbrier, just over 200 in Summers, and over 100 in Fayette county.