Appalachian Power is reporting powerless customers in Floyd County is down to 2,515 after a jump to more than 4,400 earlier this afternoon. Early this morning some 3,863 Floyd County electric customers were without power. By early afternoon, the number of powerless increased to 4,449 — 48.5 percent of the customer base in the county.
More than 40 percent of Floyd C0unty’s electrical customers are in the dark this morning after Thursday’s snow storm dumped up 10 inches of white stuff on the area. Appalachian Power Company reported 3,863 customers powerless at 6:30 a.m. along with 109,260 without power throughout Virginia. The hardest hit is Bland County, where 83.7 percent