American Electric Power is reporting no power outages in the immediate Whiz Broadcast area, but that is not the case south of Muskingum County. A-E-P says over 2800 customers are without service in Athens County…484 customers lost service in Vinton County…243 in Washington County and 110 in Jackson County. A-E-P says if you experience a power outage you should report it immediately so crews can make repairs.
The Wednesday morning thunderstorms have left some area residents without power. American Electric Power says as of 4:30 pm 152 customers are still withoout power Licking County. The Energy Cooperative in Newark is reporting all power to their customers has now been restored. No other power outages are being reported in our seven county area. No word on when service will be restored.
Some severe storms that ripped through our area Tuesday dropped some heavy rain, featured vibrant lightning and included some power outages. American Electric Power is reporting that as of 1:45 pm there are 346 customers without service in Muskingum County. In Licking County there are 2,178 customers without power and 135 customers lost service in Morgan County. A-E-P has not announced yet when service will be restored. There were also many area roads that flooded with water...
Currently, The Energy Cooperative has 929 members without power. Outages by county are:
· 4 in Ashland County
· 735 in Knox County (primarily the Apple Valley Substation)
· 175 in Licking County
· 15 in Richland County
A total of six line crews and seven Right-of-Way crews are working to restore power. Additional Right-of-Way crews from Wolfe Tree Service have been contracted to assist in tree and debris clearing. High winds today...