AEP Ohio is reporting that 1,158 customers are currently without power in Muskingum County.
Shortly after 9:00 p.m. Tuesday evening, a line of storms with winds reaching 50 mph made their way through the county, knocking down trees and power lines in numerous locations. AEP is working to restore power as soon as possible.
Whether rain or snow, sleet or black outs, council must go on.
High winds Monday afternoon knocked out power in a portion of Muskingum County during the day. As of about 8PM, 626 AEP customers in Muskingum County were without any form of electric. City Hall was among the buildings effected by the lack of brightness. Flashlights were the light source of choice by Council Members as they proceeded with the meeting. Some of the ordinances discussed were $80,000 of funds for the Southeast...
The high winds are causing some serious power outages in our area and across the state. Here in Muskingum County there are around 21-hundred customers without service….in Perry County there are over 6000 without power…in Coshocton County its 726, Guernsey 148…and, Morgan County with 57 customers without service. A-e-P says crews are working to fix the problems, but there are no set time when service will be restored.