Pocahontas County power repair update – Friday 8 a.m.

Marlinton, W.Va. – There are only a few power outages across Pocahontas County this morning. MonPower is working on those and expects them to be back on later today.

If your power is still off, please call MonPower at 1-800 LIGHTSS.

Shelter locations have all been closed.

Weather forecast is for some light snow flurries changing to light rain today. Light winds with highs around 38 degrees.

Forecasters are watching another area of low pressure off the Atlantic Coast for next week, however, at the present time that storm is not expected to affect our region. National Weather Service and Emergency Management will continue to keep a close eye on the track of this developing storm.

Stay tuned to local media outlets and the Pocahontas County Emergency management Agency’s Facebook page for updated information.

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Heather Niday

Heather is our Program Director and Traffic Manager. She started with Allegheny Mountain Radio as a volunteer deejay. She then joined the AMR staff in February of 2007. Heather grew up in the Richmond, Virginia, area and now lives in Arbovale, West Virginia with her husband Chuck. Heather is a wonderful flute player, and choir director for Arbovale UMC. You can hear Heather along with Chuck on Tuesday nights from 6 to 8pm as they host two hours of jazz on Something Different.

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