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...
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.
American Electric Power reports that the Lancaster area should have power by midnight Saturday....
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...
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,...
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.
American Electric Power says most customers have their power back after an early morning thunderstorm. At one point over 2000 customers lost service in Licking County and 350 in Muskingum County. A-E-P says all service has been restored with the exception of 20 customers in the Ridge Road area. Crews are currently working on that problem.
The high winds Monday caused damage around Zanesville and other parts of our area, as a result of a nor-easter making its way up the Atlantic coast.
Just after noon Monday, Luck Avenue was closed for over an hour after the winds knocked a large tree branch into a power line causing it to snap. The Zanesville Fire Department said the downed line caused a grass and debris fire near the intersection of Luck and Larzelere Avenues. The flames were contained quickly and the road remained...
The high winds have knocked out power to some homes in Muskingum and Licking Counties. American Electric Power says there are 963 customers in Muskingum County without service and another 900 in the Newark area of Licking County are in the dark. A-E-P says the high winds are knocking trees and tree branches into power lines. A-E-P says they expect to have all service restored by 7 pm Monday.