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AEP Ohio Says Power to be Restored Thursday After Intentional Outage

The company cut power during a heatwave to more than 230,000

American Electric Power says electricity may not be restored until late Thursday evening in much of central Ohio.

More than 230,000 American Electric Power customers were without power Tuesday afternoon after intentional outages were conducted to protect the power grid, including outages affecting more than 169,000 in the Columbus area, according to the AEP outage map.

Hard-hit areas can expect a multi-day outage, and inclement weather may cause further damage and additional outages, according to a release.

Please select this link to read the complete article from The Columbus Dispatch.

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