|AEP continues to make progress restoring cusotmers|
|Tuesday, July 03, 2012 1:21 PM|
GAHANNA, Ohio –By 9:00 a.m. today, AEP Ohio had restored power to approximately 55 percent of the 660,000 customers affected by the catastrophic storms that moved through the state June 29 and the additional 20,000 outaged by the July 1 evening storm.
Meteorologists continue to show the threat of possible thunderstorms through the end of the week. Temperatures are forecasted to remain in the mid-90s throughout this period.
Approximately 297,000 customers were without power at 9:00 a.m. today.
Approximately 169,000 of those without power are located in central Ohio counties of Franklin, Delaware and Licking. In Franklin County – the hardest hit area – the number of affected customers stands at 95,000.
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