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Storm outages could last into the evening for some in the Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -

Some of the 400 homes and businesses hit by storms on Tuesday afternoon may have to wait until late Wednesday to have electricity restored.

According to the First Energy website, 254 customers in Mahoning County, Ohio, and 153 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania were in the dark as of 2:30 a.m.

Power lines were downed by a tornado in Ellsworth Township and Canfield, while high winds blew down trees and cut power around Jackson Center in Mercer County Tuesday afternoon.

The First Energy website says that Ohioans can expect to have power restored by 12:30 p.m. today. It’s estimated that those experiencing outages in Mercer County may not have power back on until 9:00 p.m.

Here is a breakdown of outages as of midnight.

MAHONING COUNTY, OH 254

 AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP Less than 5

BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP 11

CANFIELD 188

CANFIELD TOWNSHIP 42

ELLSWORTH TOWNSHIP Less than 5

STRUTHERS Less than 5

YOUNGSTOWN 9

MERCER COUNTY, PA  153

EAST LACKAWANNOCK TOWNSHIP 66

JACKSON CENTER BOROUGH 68

JACKSON TOWNSHIP 17

JAMESTOWN BOROUGH 9

SALEM TOWNSHIP 13

MERCER BOROUGH 9

SANDY CREEK TOWNSHIP 16

SUGAR GROVE TOWNSHIP 30

 

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