AEP releases list of expected restoration times for Ohio customers without power

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — AEP says more than 41,000 people remain without power in Ohio after strong winds and storms swept through over the weekend. 

According to the AEP, workers continue to work on restoring power to 41,100 Ohio customers who lost electricity after winter storm Quiana moved through the region. 

More than 100 electric poles were downed during the storm. 

Due to safety concerns, crews were either grounded from working in buckets until Monday or, when conditions allowed, had them climbing poles to make repairs.  

Almost 1,000 line, tree, contractor and support personnel are working to restore power to the remaining customers without power.

A majority of customers across the state who remain without power can expect to be restored by end of day Tuesday. In the hard hit areas of Newark and the north end of Canton, repairs will extend into Wednesday. Estimated restoration times by area are as follows: 

Athens – 2 p.m. Tuesday
Belmont – 4 p.m. Tuesday
Bucyrus – 3:30 p.m. Tuesday
Cambridge – Noon Tuesday
Canton North – 3 p.m. Wednesday
Canton South – 3 p.m. Tuesday
Carrollton – 3 p.m. Tuesday
Chillicothe – Noon Today
Coshocton – Noon Tuesday
Crooksville – 11 p.m. Today
Delaware – 4 p.m. Tuesday
Findlay – 11:59 p.m. Today
Fremont – 3:30 p.m. Tuesday
Kenton – 6 p.m. Today
Lancaster – Noon Tuesday
Lima – 10 p.m. Tuesday
Marietta – Noon Tuesday
McConnelsville – 11 p.m. Today
Mt. Vernon – Noon Tuesday
New Philadelphia – 11 p.m. Tuesday
Newark – 4 p.m. Wednesday
Northeast Columbus – 4 p.m. Tuesday
Northwest Columbus – 4 p.m. Tuesday
Ottawa – 11:59 p.m. Today
Paulding – 10 p.m. Today
Pomeroy – 2 p.m. Tuesday
Portsmouth – 9 p.m. Today
South Point – 4 p.m. Today
Southeast Columbus – 4 p.m. Tuesday
Southwest Columbus – 4 p.m. Tuesday
Steubenville – 11 p.m. Tuesday
Tiffin – 3:30 p.m. Tuesday
Van Wert – 10 p.m. Today
Wellston – 4 p.m. Today
Wooster – 11 p.m. Tuesday
Zanesville – 6 p.m. Tuesday

AEP Ohio warns that broken tree limbs, weakened trees and downed power lines continue to be a concern. Downed wires should always be considered energized and dangerous and reported to 911 and AEP Ohio.

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