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Power outage causes closure of Floyd County Public Schools



Floyd County, Virginia – Floyd County Public Schools announced they would be closed on Friday.

The announcement was made through a Facebook post, which cited ongoing power outages as the reason.

According to Appalachian Power, a tree caused a power outage in the Copper Hill neighborhood on Thursday morning at about 8 a.m.

More than 1,000 residents were affected by the outage.

At this moment, the estimated timeframe for power restoration is 1 p.m. on Friday.

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