Power restored for thousands after storms

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Update: 6:00 a.m.

Power has been restored to thousands across the Ohio Valley after strong storms moved through last night.

About 40 homes are still without power in Mingo Junction.


Thousands are without power after a line of strong storms rolled through the Ohio Valley on Tuesday evening.

According to AEP Ohio, at one point as many as 4,800 people were without power in Jefferson County. As of 11:30 p.m. about 3,500 were still without power.

Appalachian Power originally reported approximately 452 customers without power in Ohio County, however all but 75 of those customers now have power restored.

Restoration time is estimated for most of those outages around 4:00 a.m.

First Energy also reported significant outages in a few West Virginia Counties.

1,146 outages have been reported in Brooke County and another 808 in Hancock. Restoration times for those counties are estimated for the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Restoration times have not yet been provided for those outages.

Stay with 7News for continued updates.

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