STORM UPDATE: 20,000 Still Without Power in 3 Local Counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Over 20,000 power customers remain in the dark in storm-ravaged areas of Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties.

As of Thursday at 5 a.m., AEP had 5100 outages in Wayne, 4400 in Holmes and 3700 in Tuscarawas.

As of Wednesday night, 9000 homes and businesses in the Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative service area were without power.

They are targeting Sunday night to have 90-percent of the power back on.

AEP is shooting for Saturday night.

Both companies have out-of-state crews assisting.