UPDATE: Peak Winds Over 60 MPH, Nearly All Power Restored
March 26, 2021 2:15PM EDT
CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Power crews have gotten nearly all the lights back on.
The power outage numbers are way down from Friday morning, when winds gusted as high as 63 miles an hour at Akron Fulton Airport.
At 1 p.m. Saturday, Ohio Edison had less than 2000 customers still out across Ohio, where AEP had around 600.
Edison says they expect to have the majority of customers restored by 8 p.m. Saturday.
Summit County had 600 households and businesses still in the dark.
400 of AEP’s 600 outages were showing up in Carroll County.
AEP hoped to have that outage fixed by 4 p.m. Saturday.