- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - More than 39,000 customers remain without electricity after severe thunderstorms rolled through West Virginia.

Appalachian Power says on its website that more than 37,700 customers had no service Wednesday across 14 counties in southern West Virginia. The utility says the Tuesday night storms caused significant damage to its system, including downed wires and broken poles.

FirstEnergy says about 1,500 customers had no service.

The storms brought high wind gusts and lightning but no significant rainfall amounts.

The National Weather Service says more thunderstorms are possible in the state Wednesday.

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