It's a dark and cold Tuesday night for thousands of eastern Ohioans.
A massive power outage has hit homes and businesses in Belmont, Guernsey, and Harrison County.
At the time of this report AEP reported the following outages:
Belmont County - 273
Harrison County - 698
Guernsey County - 1,485
According to officials with AEP, there was a malfunction with a major line that crews are currently working on repairing.
Power restoration is expected sometime around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Stay with WTRF.com for further updates.