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UPDATE: Still Hundreds Without Electric In Viewing Area

By: WTAP Email
By: WTAP Email

UPDATE: 10/31/2012 3:30 P.M.

First Energy Mon Power reports the following power outages:

Jackson County: 75

Ritchie: 15

Wood: 15

Roane 391

Doddridge 6

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UPDATE: 10/30/2012 10:34PM

Power to Athens and Washington Counties has been restored.

Across the river, First Energy Mon Power reports 15 Wood County customers still without electricity.

In Wirt, 36 customers don't have power.

In Jackson County, 153 are still in the dark.

Pleasants County has less than five customers without electricity.

Finally, Ritchie County now has 657 customers in the dark.

No estimate as to when power will be back.

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UPDATE: 10/30/12 4:45PM

In Ohio, AEP reports 131 customers without power.

Power to Athens County has been restored.

Across the river, First Energy Mon Power reports 40 Wood County customers still without electricity.

In Wirt, 78 customers don't have power.

In Jackson County, 374 are still in the dark.

Pleasants County has less than five customers without electricity.

Finally, Ritchie County now has 2,026 customers in the dark.

No estimate as to when power will be back.

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UPDATE: 10/30/12 3:00PM

In Ohio, AEP reports 131 customers without power.

Power to Athens County has been restored.

Across the river, First Energy Mon Power reports 655 Wood County customers still without electricity.

In Wirt, 207 customers don't have power.

In Jackson County, 720 are still in the dark.

Pleasants County has less than five customers without electricity.

Finally, Ritchie County still has 655 customers in the dark.

No estimate as to when power will be back.

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UPDATED: 10/30/2012

As of 1:30pm, There are still 154 AEP in Washington Co. without power.

# of AEP customers in WV without power:

Jackson Co. - 2,730
Roane Co. - 1,200
Mason Co. - 1,656

# FirstEnergy customers in WV without power:

Wood Co. - 659
Pleasants Co. - <5
Tyler Co. - 35
Ritchie Co. - 654
Wirt Co. - 208
Jackson Co. - 714
Roane Co. - 574
Doddridge Co. - <5

UPDATED: 10/30/2012

According to the AEP website, power has been restored to all customers in Athens Co.


According to AEP Ohio, nearly 500 of its Washington County customers are in the dark.

The company has at least 210 customers in Athens County without power.

During power outages, the company recommends unplugging major appliances to protect them from a power surge when power comes back on.

Also, leave a light on so you know when power is restored.


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