AEP: More than 24K customers without power in central Ohio

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — More than 24,000 AEP customers are still without power Sunday evening after strong winds and rain blew through the region.

According to AEP, 24,763 customers were reported without power just after 5:30 p.m.

The outages are being reported throughout several locations in central Ohio.

As of 7 p.m., AEP said restoration times will be posted to its outage website sometime Sunday night.

An AEP spokesperson said there are currently 55,325 total AEP customers without power, with close to 27,000 of those in the Columbus and surrounding areas.

The spokesperson said crews have been dispatched to every outage.

If you need to report an outage, call 800-672-2231 or go to www.aep.com.

For updated AEP outages, click here.

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