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Residents of Greenbrier County will want to plan for a scheduled power outage on Sunday, May 19.

Officials with Appalachian Power have planned to cut the power for nearly seven hours while they do maintenance on a substation.  The power outage is scheduled to last from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on May 19.  Communities affected will include, but are not limited to, Rainelle, Dawson and Smoot.

Appalachian Power leaders tell 59News that those who will be affected should be receiving a notice of the outage this week.