George Hiotis

Tree Limbs – Power Lines Damaged In Big Storm

by George Hiotis on October 27, 2010 at 7:33 am

The National Weather Service Tornado Warning for Muskingum and Coshocton Counties has expired.  But a Tornado Watch remains in effect until 9:00pm. There is also a Wind Advisory for most of the same area until 8 pm. Very strong winds of 20 to 30 mph can be expected with wind gusts to 50 mph or higher.  More weather and maps on  Some area schools have  cancelled after school classes and events. For the updated list click on the closing link on this page.  Power outages are being reported.  In Muskingum County…1900 American Electric Power customers are without service….251 in Perry County…In Licking County 1300 are without service….In Coshocton County – 107…in Guernsey County – 700….Licking County – 1900   Authorities are reporting downed powers lines, tree limbs and even a traffic light in downtown Zanesville due to the heavy rain and high winds.  Check the orange weather alert ribbon at the top of this page for updated weather storm alerts.