UPDATE: Thousands still without power across several counties - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

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.

View AEP's outage map

Nearly two dozen road closures were reported in Mercer County due to downed trees. Click here to see the full list

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