Power restored in downtown Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Portions of downtown Parkersburg lost power when severe weather knocked down some lines.

The strong winds in the forecast would be most likely to blame. Notable builidngs, like the city building, lost power. The photo attached to this article is from one of our skycams of downtown Parkersburg when it happened.

As of 9:10 PM EST, power has been restored in that area.

According to Mon Power's website currently, 1,551 customers out of 25,192 in Parkersburg are experiencing outages. That's about 6% of the population.

The link to monitor outages is attached to this article under "Related Documents."

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