Stories tagged with: American Electric Power

November 26, 2013 - 4:12am
20 weeks 5 days ago

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.

November 17, 2013 - 8:16pm
21 weeks 6 days ago

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.

South Central Power Company reports 1,184...

March 12, 2013 - 10:19am
1 year 5 weeks ago

A planned power outage that was scheduled for Wednesday has now been changed to Thursday.  It will knock out service to some customer on the east end of Zanesville.

American Electric Power says the outage will begin at 9 a.m. and last 10 minutes.

The outage will allow AEP crews to safely install three voltage regulators.

During this time WHIZ TV and radio will also be off the air.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

January 9, 2012 - 11:05pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

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...

April 4, 2011 - 4:44pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

American Electric Power of Ohio is reporting that around 2,200 customers in the Perry County area are without service.

There are also reports of outages in Licking and Fairfield Counties.

It's not known at this time when power will be restored to these areas.

March 7, 2011 - 12:29pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

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...

February 2, 2011 - 6:10am
3 years 11 weeks ago

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.

The power company said it has brought in...

October 28, 2010 - 12:37pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

American Electric Power reports that just before 12:00 p.m. Thursday power had been restored to customers east of Zanesville and the west end of Cambridge.

Officials say an animal got into the Bridgeville substation and took out a circuit.

Perry Elementary School was also affected by the outage but classes continued.

August 11, 2010 - 2:59pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

According to an American Electric Power Company spokeswoman about 36,000 customers statewide are experiencing a power outage.

In Muskingum County it is affecting more than 8,500 customers.

The outage forced the early closure of some city offices in downtown Zanesville. Traffic signals are also out in parts of downtown.

The spokeswoman says they are experiencing a transmission problem due to storms that went through the state earlier...

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