American Electric Power reports just over 2,400 customers are without service Tuesday morning in Muskingum County.
The power company said it is working to correct a mechanical problem in the Zanesville-area. A restoration project is taking place, and service is expected to be restored by noon. Check with WHIZ for regular updates.
American Electric Power is reporting outages throughout the State of Ohio caused by high winds and stormy weather.
In our area 617 customers in Perry County are without service. Licking County also reports outages at this time 3,382 are without power. In Fairfield County 361 customers are without power. Muskingum County now has 403 without power. Guernsey County reports 108 without service. Coshocton has 117 customers without power.
State Route 40 was shut down Monday night after a semi truck driver brought down power lines.
It happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of US 40 and Sonora Road.
According to Deputy Darrin Bohn with the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department, witnesses say the driver of the semi collided with the lines while attempting to turn around. The semi driver fled the scene. Deputy Bohn says they will be using surveillance video from nearby businesses...
Progess continues on the draining of an area lake.
The lake owned by American Electric Power near State Route 313 and Yorker Road is down three feet from where it was Tuesday when they started the process. So far, the weekend rain is the only hic-up in the project.
"Friday night there was that decision to stop the controlled release so we didn't have any flooding downstream whatsoever," said Bo Keck Muskingum County's Emergency Management Director. "If we had...
American Electric Power reports outages from Tuesday's freezing rain and Wednesday's wind in Muskingum, Coshocton, Morgan, Perry and Licking counties Tuesday.
In Muskingum County 350 customers are without power. Coshocton County reports 925 customers without power and Licking County reports 2,229are without service. In addition Morgan County reports over 300 customers without service while Perry County has over 400.