Updated as of 10:30a.m.
American Electric Power reports that thousands still remain without power in the state of Ohio. The storm, Thursday, included strong winds and lightning.
AEP said that suppor personnel from surrounding states are working with them to restore service.
As of Friday morning 90 percent of Zanesville, Coshocton and Newark areas should have power by 11:59p.m. Friday.
The Lancaster area shoul dhave power by 11:59 p.m. Satuday.
As of right now here are the local power outage numbers:
Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative : 400
The Energy Cooperative reports 893 members without power.
The Southern Central Power Company reports 536 Perry County customers without power.