POWER OUTAGE UPDATE 19,000 Homes, Businesses In West Virginia Still Without Power
Reported by: Associated Press
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Nov. 7, 2012 10:27 AM EST
Updated: Nov. 7, 2012 6:34 PM EST
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About 19,000 West Virginia homes and businesses remain without power as utility crews continue restoring service knocked out by Superstorm Sandy.
FirstEnergy expects to restore to electricity to most customers by late Friday. Its website Wednesday shows Preston County with more than 5,000 customers still in the dark. Randolph County had nearly 3,000 outages, followed by 2,700 in Upshur and 1,500 in Barbour.
Webster and Tucker counties now have fewer than 2,000 people apiece without power.
Appalachian Power's website showed only 128 people without power, all in Raleigh County.
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