MARTINSVILLE, VA – As our Weatherman Dustin Staples forecasted in advance that our area could see impacts from Hurricane Ian, one of the main concerns was high winds and flash flooding, which has caused area-wide power outages in our coverage area.
As of 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 21, the Appalachian Powers website reported the following localities in the dark:
• Franklin: 249
• Henry: 1,829
• Patrick: 3,866
The rest of the forecast for Saturday will feature overcast skies and…