AEP Ohio says 1,346 customers are still without power on Wednesday morning in Coshocton County. Around 675 Harrison County residents are without power, as well. In Belmont County, South Central Power said that power has been restored to all customers.
Guernsey-Muskingum Electric reports that 200 customers are still without power on Wednesday morning. Crews continue to make repairs, and most outages are expected to be remedied by Wednesday evening.
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- A series of severe thunderstorms swept through Ohio on Tuesday night, causing a slew of power outages as it went.
According to reports early Wednesday from AEP Ohio, nearly 1,400 customers remained without power in Coshocton County, which was one of the hardest hit in our listening area. In Belmont County, South Central Power said that fewer than 100 customers were without electricity. No widespread outages were reported in Guernsey or Noble County on Wednesday morning.
Guernsey-Muskingum Electric reported that around 320 customers were without electricity. All companies indicated that, weather permitting, power should be restored to most customers by Wednesday evening.
Central and northeast Ohio were much harder hit, with 10,000 and 15,000 outages reported in the Columbus and Cleveland areas, respectively.
Much of the area is under a flood warning until around 7:00am. Thunderstorms are expected to pass over by around 8:30am. AVC News will keep you posted.