Damage, power outages reported throughout central Ohio after storms

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — As of 10:00 p.m., Thursday, AEP Ohio is reporting just a little more than 1,000 power outage cases in central Ohio, including roughly 900 cases in Franklin County after storms ripped through the area Wednesday evening.

This video was taken at the Union Tank Car Company in Marion, Ohio:

Courtesy: Hunter Stallsmith

This video was taken at Polaris Parkway by NBC4’s Ted Hart:

Here is some of the damage that occurred across central Ohio:

This is what the storm looked like in downtown Columbus at 6:30 on Wednesday:

The Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office is reporting downed trees and power lines.

NBC4 reporter Eric Halperin showed the storms in Madison County at 6:29 p.m. on Wednesday.

93,193 customers were out of power as a result of the storm. Roughly 8,000 customers remain without power as of 10:00 p.m. Thursday.

AEP Ohio released the following information about estimated restoration times for each county affected:

  • Athens: Noon June 12
  • Belmont: 6 p.m. today
  • Bucyrus: 1:30 p.m. today
  • Cambridge: 11:59 p.m. today
  • Canton NE: TBD due to extensive damage
  • Canton South: TBD due to extensive damage
  • Carrollton: TBD due to extensive damage
  • Chillicothe: 11 p.m. today
  • Columbus NE: Noon June 12
  • Columbus NW: 9 p.m. June 12
  • Columbus SE: 9 p.m. today
  • Columbus SW: 9 p.m. today
  • Coshocton: 11:59 p.m. June 12
  • Crooksville: 4 p.m. today
  • Delaware: 4 p.m. June 12
  • Findlay: 11 p.m. today
  • Fremont: 11 p.m. today
  • Hillsboro: 11 p.m. June 12
  • Lancaster: 11 p.m. today
  • Lima: 3:30 p.m. today
  • McConnelsville: 11 p.m. today
  • Mt. Vernon: 11:59 p.m. June 12
  • New Philadelphia: TBD due to extensive damage
  • Newark: 11:59 p.m. today
  • Ottawa: 11 p.m. today
  • Pomeroy: 11 p.m. today
  • Portsmouth: 11 p.m. June 12
  • Seaman: Noon June 12
  • South Point: 2 p.m. today
  • Steubenville: TBD due to extensive damage
  • Tiffin: 11 p.m. today
  • Wellston: 1 p.m. June 12
  • Wooster: TBD due to extensive damage
  • Zanesville: 3 p.m. June 13

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