Stories tagged with: power outage

July 11, 2012 - 9:41am
2 years 2 weeks ago

Some American Electric Power Customers in Muskingum County are out of service Wednesday morning.  A-E-P says there was some equipment failure on Osborne Road and it knocked out service to 102 customers in the East Pike and Clay Pike area.  Officials say a crew is working on the problem and service should be restored by noon today. (Wednesday)

July 6, 2012 - 3:24pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

American Electric power is making progress in repairs to customers who have been out of service for seven days now.  Here are the latest numbers…In Muskingum County there are just over 8,300 customers without service…in Guernsey County its just over 4,600, in Perry County there are still over 4,200…Coshocton County it’s 228…Noble its 217, Morgan its 22.  In Licking County there are still over 11,500 customers without service. 
A-E-P says...

July 6, 2012 - 8:56am
2 years 3 weeks ago

Guernsey Muskingum Electric Cooperative says it is getting close to restoring all power to customers left in the dark after last Friday’s big storms.  Member Service Manager Brian Bennett says there are still 850 members without service.  Bennett is asking any Guernsey-Muskingum member that still does not have power to please call their office to report it so no one will be missed today. The number is 1-800 521-9879.

July 5, 2012 - 7:17am
2 years 3 weeks ago

Here are the latest power outage numbers from American Electric Power as they work to restore service to counties in our area.

Muskingum: 12.701

Perry: 6,181

Morgan: 1,249

Noble: 628


Coshocton: 1,986

Fairfield: 9,050

Licking: 17,687

AEP said that 90 percent of the Newark area which includes Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties should have service by Sunday at midnight. 90 percent of McConnelsville should be up by Friday at...

July 3, 2012 - 3:19pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

Here are the latest numbers from American Electric Power.  In Muskingum County some progress is being made --  this morning there were over 15,700 customers without service…Tuesday later in the day --  it's 14,810.  In Perry County its just over 3,100…in Guernsey County is 7,771…Morgan County 3,115…Coshocton County its 2,807…in Noble County there are 945.  Leading the way in our area is Licking County which still has...

July 3, 2012 - 5:17am
2 years 3 weeks ago

As of 8p.m. Monday night American Electric Power had restored power to approximately 42 percent of the 660,000 affected by the storms that moved through the state, Friday. Here's a breakdown of how it looks in our area.

Muskingum: 15,784

Morgan: 3,469

Perry: 8,135

Noble: 2,046

Guernsey: 7,997

Coshocton: 2,654

Licking: 31,312

Fairfield: 14,471

American Electric Power reports that the Lancaster area should have power by midnight Saturday....

July 2, 2012 - 4:09pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

American Electric Power crews are making progress in getting people and business back on-line with power….but for most people it is not fast enough.  Here in Muskingum County there are still 17,408 people without power, but that is down from the 20,000 initially reported without service.

Muskingum County – 17,408
Perry County – 10,482
Guernsey County – 8584
Morgan County – 3,895
Coshocton County – 3,534
Noble County...

July 2, 2012 - 4:33am
2 years 4 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department reminds residents that they should play it safe with refrigerated food during a power outage.

They recommend keeping the fridge and freezer doors closed as much as possible, food can be safely kept cold 4 hours if it is unopened, a freezer holds the temperature only 48 hours, food can be refrozen if it contains ice crystals, block ice or dry ice can be used to keep your fridge and freezer cold and discars meat, poultry, cheese, milk,...

July 1, 2012 - 12:23pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

According to AEP, restoration is expected to continue as follows for the majority of the customers affected.  This is an early estimate that could change if additional damaging weather hits the area.

These restoration times will be updated on an ongoing basis as assessment continues and repairs are made.

Zanesville is considered part of the "Newark Area".

Athens Area

June 30, 2012 - 10:15pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

AEP Ohio has restored power to more than 185,000 of the 660,000 customers affected by the catastrophic storms that moved through the state on Friday.  Approximately 475,000 customers remain without power.

  • Licking County: 44,187
  • Muskingum County: 19,813
  • Perry County: 10,237
  • Guernsey County: 9,188
  • Coshocton County: 6,438
  • Morgan County: 4,800
  • Noble County: 2,556


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