AEP Ohio's latest storm update has been posted to aepohio.com. Following is a summary. To access the update, click the link below.
GAHANNA, Ohio AEP Ohio is continuing today to concentrate on restorating power to the remaining customers affected by the June 29 storms. The majority of the customers still without power are located in the Athens and Newark service areas. Those who remain without power across the Athens service area primarily are in Athens, Lancaster and Wellston. In the Newark area they are primarily in Cambridge, Newark and Zanesville.
AEP Ohio thanks and appreciates customers' patience as we work to restore all who were affected by this storm.
AEP Ohio has restored power to approximately 98 percent of the approximately 660,000 customers affected by the catastrophic storm that moved through the state June 29 and the additional customers who lost power in subsequent storms July 4 and 5.
As of 10 a.m. today, power has been restored to approximately 650,000 of the customers affected by these storms. Approximately 10,000 AEP Ohio customers remain without power.