Stories tagged with: power outage

July 12, 2011 - 8:32am
3 years 5 weeks ago

The high winds and heavy rain that slammed into Southeastern Ohio is still being felt Tuesday morning. American Electric Power says there are still some customers without service. Here is the updated list: Morgan County 1006, Muskingum County 120, Perry County 116, Coshocton County 194 and Licking County 121. AEP says all power should be restored bv 6pm Tuesday.

June 8, 2011 - 4:28pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

A major power outage in Muskingum County leaves thousands without electricity on one of the hottest days of the year.

American Electric Power Officials say around 11a.m. Wednesday a problem occurred when two transmission lines experienced an overload due to the high temperatures.

Officials say the lines then came in contact with some trees and knocked out service to more than 6,000 customers in the Zanesville area.

A helicopter is surveying the...

June 8, 2011 - 11:16am
3 years 10 weeks ago

The North end of Zanesville and Muskingum County is in the dark.  American Electric Power says at 10:59 Wednesday morning a problem developed with two transmission lines and knocked out service to almost 7000 customers. As of 12:30 pm A-E-P is now reoporting that only 5256 customers are without service.  No word on why it happened or when service will be restored.  The Zanesville Police Department says traffic light are not operational and motorist should use...

May 24, 2011 - 4:52am
3 years 12 weeks ago

Some southeastern Ohio residents will be waking up in the dark Tuesday thanks to Monday night’s big storm. American Electric Power says at least 29,000 customers across the state lost service
The power outage also knocked Whiz T-V, Z-92 and AM 1240 Radio stations off the air. (The stations are now back on-air) In our area this is how it looks: In Muskingum County 1000 customers lost service…in Coshocton County it’s 2000, Perry, 972, Licking County, 2000,...

April 28, 2011 - 11:14am
3 years 16 weeks ago

The high winds overnight and early Thursday morning has left some area residents without electric service. American Electric Power says 210 customers are without power in Muskingum County and that number has improved from over 1000 this morning. And in Guernsey County 190 customers are without service. A-E-P says all service is expected to re on-line by 6:00 pm Thursday.   

April 20, 2011 - 5:29pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

The storms that knocked out power to this region early this morning is still a problem Wednesday evening. American Electric Power says that 276 customers are still without service in Muskingum County and more than 2000 are without power in Licking County. A-E-P says all service should be restored by 6:00 pm Thursday. It is possible some of the affected customers will have their service back before Thursday night. The South Central Power Company is also reporting 61 customers without service...

March 19, 2011 - 5:27pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

AEP is reporting approximately 3,000 people are without power in the areas of Coopermill Road, Luck, and Eppley Avenues.

AEP says the outage occured around 5:00 due to a mechanical fire at a sub station.

AEP is working to restore power to the affected residents and said electricity should be back on by 6:00 this evening.

March 10, 2011 - 4:04pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

American Electric Power says there were 1000 of its customers in Muskingum County without service for part of Thursday. A-E-P says around 12:00 pm a tree branch came in contact with a power line on the Maysville Pike knocking out service. Power crews were able to restore service around 1:30 pm.

February 2, 2011 - 1:02am
3 years 28 weeks ago

The Energy Cooperative has three line crews out and is working 2,688 widely scattered outages. 1,948 of those outages are in the Pataskala/Beechwood and 512 outages are in the Loudonville area.

Downed powerlines can be extremely dangerous. Please consider all power lines to be energized. To avoid serious injury or even death stay clear of all downed power lines. Keep others, including your pets, away from the line. Do not try to touch, move or repair a downed power line. 


February 1, 2011 - 6:00pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

It's dark.. It's cold... and that's inside your house. If that happens, the Muskingum Valley Red Cross has some tips to help you if an ice or snow storm knocks out your power. First, try to stay warm by adding extra clothing.  

The Red Cross suggests always having bread and peanut butter in your home. It may not be a home cooked meal at least you will have something to eat.  When it comes to trying to cook a real meal you may need to be creative.

"If you have an...

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