The power outage has affected two Lynchburg City Schools - Dunbar Middle and R.S. Payne Elementary. Right now, a school spokesperson says the school day is continuing as usual, but administrators are working with AEP workers to determine how to move forward.
ABC 13 News has contacted downtown radio stations. They confirm five channels in the Bank of the James building lost power, some are transmitting signals over different frequencies.
ABC 13 News is also following up with downtown businesses that were impacted by this outage.
AEP says so far there's no timeline for when power will be restored, but it should be some time Thursday.
Tune in to ABC 13 News at 5 for details.