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Oak Hill Power Outages Caused by Weather


March 1, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several trees, power poles and lines were brought down.

Greenstown - Greenstown
December 25, 2009 - High Wind

Trees or branches fell across roads or onto power lines in scattered locations throughout the county.

May 28, 2009 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees fell onto power lines.

Oak Hill - Oak Hill
December 15, 2005 - Ice Storm

A quarter to a half inch of ice accumulated from freezing rain. The freezing rain began near 0600E and disrupted the morning commute to work and school. The foreman for the state highway department said, "It was as slick as it gets." The ice did not cause any major damage to trees or power lines.

July 31, 2005 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees and power lines were blown down.

Corliss - Corliss


December 21, 2012

A strong cold front swept through during the night of the 20th into the 21st. In its wake, wind blown snow showers, of varying intensity, formed during the predawn hours of Friday the 21st.||A significant upslope snow shower episode occurred on the 21st into the morning of the 22nd for some of the mountainous counties. Temperatures were in the 20s, with some teens above 3500 feet. Wind gusts of 30 to 45 mph caused considerable blowing snow over high terrain. A few electric power outages occurred due to the wind gusts. ||Snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches were common across Fayette, Nicholas, Webster, Pocahontas, and Randolph Counties. The maximum snow accumulation was around a foot. For example, the cooperative observer at Kumbrabow State Forest had a 12 inch accumulation. A spotter in Nettie of Nicholas County also reported a snow depth of 12 inches. Accumulations of 1 to 3 inches were common through the western lowland counties.


Trick or Treat times for Southern WV | WVNS Open Navigation Close Navigation

GHENT, WV (WVNS) — Spooky season is upon us as the ghouls and goblins rejoice for everyone’s favorite thing about Halloween, trick or treating! Southern West Virginians can refer to this list as we continually update the times you and your family can go and enjoy some candy! If you don’t see your city’s times […]

Oct 31, 2022

West Virginia High School Football Scores Week 8 | WBOY.com Open Navigation Close Navigation

It's Friday! which means it's football night in north central West Virginia.

Oct 14, 2022

Oak Hill man facing felony charges for allegedly stealing a firearm Open Navigation Close Navigation

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS)– An Oak Hill man is facing felony charges in Fayette County. Joshua Miller of Oak Hill is charged with the felony offenses of Grand Larceny and Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm. According to Sheriff Mike Fridley, on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, deputies took a report regarding a theft on […]

Oct 6, 2022

This week is Oak Hill's homecoming week Open Navigation Close Navigation

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – It’s Homecoming Week at Oak Hill High School and students and teachers are dressing up for Spirit Week. All week long there are fun activities going on at the high school including musical chairs, a powder puff football game, a parade and much more. Jennifer Kirk is an English teacher […]

Oct 4, 2022

Fayette County Sheriff's Department searching for missing Oak Hill man Open Navigation Close Navigation

UPDATE: 8:27 AM, OCTOBER 3, 2022 | OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) — A missing man from Oak Hill was believed to be found dead, according to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley. Fridley said on the night of October 2, 2022, deputies received a tip about human remains in the area behind Tractor Supply in Oak […]

Oct 3, 2022

Oak Hill Police officers return to work, following reported attack Open Navigation Close Navigation

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS)– Two Oak Hill Police Department officers who were injured during a reported attack Tuesday evening were able to return to work after treatment, Oak Hill Police Chief Mike Whisman said Wednesday, September 28, 2022. Police said the two unidentified officers made a traffic stop on East Main Street around 6 p.m. […]

Sep 28, 2022

UPDATE: Missing Fayette County teen found safe | WVNS Open Navigation Close Navigation

UPDATE 7:46 p.m.: According to Sheriff Fridley, Abigail Stone was found safe. OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing girl. Sheriff Mike Fridley released the following information about the missing girl. Abigail R. Stone, who goes by “Piper” was last seen at Oak […]

Sep 21, 2022

Oak Hill still waiting to finalize sale for new City Hall Open Navigation Close Navigation

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – The new home of Oak Hill’s city government is still not finalized. The building, which will officially be named the Oak Hill Municipal Building, is still awaiting final approval from the Oak Hill Building Commission. City Councilor David Perry said the new location will represent a new commitment to bringing […]

Sep 14, 2022

City of Oak Hill mourns the loss of beloved coach Open Navigation Close Navigation

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS)– Over the Labor Day weekend 2022, a beloved member of Oak Hill passed away. Coach Ron Lewis was a basketball coach and retired teacher. Those who knew him spoke highly of the late coach and who he was to the community, especially the players he coached throughout the years. The Athletic […]

Sep 6, 2022

Oak Hill Annual Halloween Festival 2022 Open Navigation Close Navigation

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) — Fall is right around the corner, which means everyone is excited for Halloween and Halloween festivities. The following is a schedule of upcoming events for this year’s Annual Oak Hill Halloween Festival: Saturday, October 22, 2022 8:00 A.M. – 2nd Annual Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt: This scavenger hunt includes an adult […]

Sep 6, 2022

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Oak Hill, West Virginia

City Oak Hill
County Fayette
State West Virginia (WV)
Country United States
Zip Codes 25901

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