LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- The City of Lynchburg issued a local state of emergency that went into effect on Sunday, April 15 at 9:23 p.m. until further notice.
While the State of Emergency is in effect, drivers are asked to stay off the roads due to hazardous conditions and allow police, fire, and public works to respond to problems throughout the city.
There are several downed trees throughout Lynchburg that won't be able to be moved until AEP is able to deactivate any live electrical wires and to assume all downed power lines are energized.Updates to this story: ABC 13
The City of Lynchburg has issued a State of Emergency. The State of Emergency is in effect until further notice. While in effect, motorists are asked to stay off the roadways due to hazardous conditions and to allow Police, Fire and Public Works to respond to problems areas— Lynchburg DES (@LynchburgDES) April 16, 2018