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Power outages linger across the Mid-Ohio Valley

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Published: Aug. 8, 2019 at 6:19 PM EDT
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UPDATE: 8/9/19 4:45 P.M.

Power outages from Thursday evening's storm continue to affect the Mid-Ohio Valley, with nearly 2,000 customers still without power as of 4:45 p.m., according to the websites for First Energy/Mon Power, AEP Ohio and the Washington Electric Cooperative.

Below is the latest updated list of reported power outages across the region.

West Virginia (FirstEnergy MonPower):

Wood - 800

Ritchie - 923

Pleasants - 14

Jackson - 60

Wirt - fewer than 5

Ohio (AEP Ohio):

Washington - 8

Morgan - 25

Meigs - 83

Athens - fewer than 5

Ohio (Washington Electric Co-op):

Washington - 68

Morgan - 3


UPDATE: 8/9/19 2 P.M.

Power outages from Thursday evening's storm continue to affect the Mid-Ohio Valley, with nearly 2,500 customers still without power as of 2 p.m., according to the websites for First Energy/Mon Power, AEP Ohio and the Washington Electric Cooperative.

Below is the latest updated list of reported power outages across the region.

West Virginia (FirstEnergy MonPower):

Wood - 1,047

Ritchie - 893

Pleasants - 22

Jackson - 181

Wirt - fewer than 5

Ohio (AEP Ohio):

Washington - 54

Morgan - 88

Meigs - 60

Athens - 33

Ohio (Washington Electric Co-op):

Washington - 58

Morgan - 9


UPDATE: 8/9/19 11:55 A.M.

Crews are still cleaning up after Thursday evening's storms and trying to restore power to more than 3,500 custsomers across the Mid-Ohio Valley.

Below is the latest updated list of reported power outages across the region.

West Virginia (FirstEnergy MonPower):

Wood - 1,111

Ritchie - 919

Pleasants - 24

Jackson - 182

Wirt - 26

Ohio (AEP Ohio):

Washington - 40

Morgan - 218

Meigs - 17

Athens - 34

Ohio (Washington Electric Co-op):

Washington - 1,123

Morgan - 9


UPDATE: 8/9/19 9:30 A.M.

Several thousand residents were still without power Friday morning

as a result of storms that swept through the Mid-Ohio Valley Thursday evening.

Below is the latest updated list of reported power outages across the region.

West Virginia (FirstEnergy MonPower):

Wood - 1,104

Ritchie - 919

Pleasants - 24

Jackson - 175

Wirt - 26

Ohio (AEP Ohio):

Washington - 53

Morgan - 331

Meigs - 14

Athens - 209

Ohio (Washington Electric Co-op):

Washington - 152

Morgan - 41


UPDATE: 8/8/19 10:30 P.M.

Thousands of residents remain without power Thursday night after a storms sweep through the region.

Below is the latest updated list of reported power outages across the region.

West Virginia outages by county:

Wood - 1,446

Ritchie - 956

Pleasants - 51

Jackson - 112

Ohio outages by county:

Washington - 156

Morgan - 436

Meigs- 178

Athens- 663

Estimated restoration times vary at this time.


UPDATE: 8/8/2019 8:40 pm

Thousands of residents remain without power Thursday evening after a storms sweep through the region.

Here is an updated list of power outages across the region.

West Virginia outages by county:

Wood - 4,080

Ritchie - 367

Pleasants - 57

Ohio outages by county:

Washington - 206

Morgan - 434

Meigs- 164

Athens- 382

AEP & First Energy report estimated restoration times between 8 PM and 11 PM Thursday.


UPDATE: 8/8/2019 7:25 PM

Thousands of residents are without power Thursday evening after a storms sweep through the region.

Here is an updated list of power outages across the region.

West Virginia outages by county:

Wood - 5,202

Ritchie - 366

Pleasants - 279

Ohio outages by county:

Washington - 570

Morgan - 618

Meigs- 165

Athens- 211

AEP & First Energy report estimated restoration times between 8 PM and 11 PM Thursday.


ORIGINAL STORY 8/8/2019 6:19 PM

Hundreds of residents are without power Thursday evening after a storm sweeps through the region.

There has been several reports of damage in the Mid-Ohio Valley as severe thunderstorms and flash flooding pass through the area.

WTAP has reporters out surveying the damage in the MOV. Wood County 911 says there has been several reports of power lines and trees down, as well as flooding in the roadways.

West Virginia outages by county:

Wood - 1,347

Ritchie - 326

Pleasants - 14

Ohio outages by county:

Washington - 542

Morgan - 507

Athens- 42

There are no estimates yet as to when power will be restored.

We will update the list as necessary.

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