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More than 2,200 Appalachian Power customers without power

As heavy rain moves through the region causing flash flooding, more than 6,500 Appalachian Power customers are without power. (MGN Online)

As heavy rain moves through the region causing flash flooding, more than 2,200 Appalachian Power customers are without power.

As of about 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Appalachian Power is reporting 2,222 customers are without service in the Mountain State. That number is down from more than 6,500 at about 7 p.m.

Kanawha County has the most outages with 826.

See the latest power outage numbers online here.

A flash flood warning is in effect until 1:15 a.m. Friday for much of the region including parts of southern Calhoun County, northern Kanawha County, northeastern Putnam County, Roane County and southeastern Jackson County.

There have been several reports of high water, especially in the Sissonville area.

The weather service said several locations will experience flooding, including Spencer, Sissonville, Clendenin, Poca, Kenna, Amma, Statts, Mills, Harmony, Tariff, Given, Kentuck, Liberty, Walton, Orma, Left Hand, Looneyville, Nicut, Chloe, Fairplain and Gay.

If you see high water covering roads, do not try to drive through it.

For the latest Eyewitness News forecast, click here or follow meteorologist Doug Harlow on Twitter and Facebook.

If you see flooding in your area, send us your videos and photos here.


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