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Last updated 2:29PM ET
September 19, 2018
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
AEP Ohio power projections
(WOUB) - Here's the latest from AEP Ohio on the power outage predicament for its Athens District, which includes the Athens, Marietta, and Wellston areas:

90 percent of the problem was supposed to be fixed overnight for Athens.

The company anticipates customers in the Marietta area to be restored by this morning...but that will take until midnight Wednesday for customers in the Wellston area.

As for the Chillicothe District, which includes the Ironton, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Chillicothe areas: The company anticipates customers in the Ironton and Chesapeake areas to be restored by noon today.

Midnight tomorrow is the projection for customers in the Portsmouth area, and by midnight Saturday for those customers in the Chillicothe area.

In the Zanesville, Cambridge, Crooksville areas: The company anticipates 90 percent of customers there to be restored by midnight Sunday.

And for the Wheeling and Belmont County areas: look for electricity to be back on to 90 percent of customers by midnight Friday.
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