Power crews still have worked to do after Saturday snowstorm

BECKLEY, W.Va.¬†—¬†Appalachian Power crews are out in Southeastern West Virginia working to get a handle on the amount of damage to power lines after heavy weekend snow.

As of Monday morning, the company was reporting 5,500 customers without service. Most of the outages were reported in McDowell, Mercer and Wyoming counties.

The heaviest snow accumulation out of the Saturday storm came in Greenbrier and Mercer counties where some spots got more than a foot of snow.



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