Heavy Snow Causes Area Power Outages

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Nearly 200 homes were without power in Athens County Saturday afternoon after as much as five-inches of heavy, wet snow fell thoughout the area.

American Electric Power's outage map showed more than 2,000 customers without power as of 2:00 PM. 

While other areas of the state experienced power outages Saturday morning, all the remaining outages were located in the areas worst hit by the weekend snowfall in Southeast Ohio.

Ohio Rural Electric Cooperative's website reported no outages as of Saturday afternoon.