Nichole Hannahs

Power Being Restored After Storms

by Nichole Hannahs on July 27, 2012 at 10:41 am

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:

Muskingum: 561

Perry: 856

Coshocton: 203

Guernsey: 278

Fairfield: 667

Licking: 638

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.