Powerless Enter 8th Day Without Electricity

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A tree and electric transformers blocked Weber Rd. in Columbus' Clintonville neighborhood. Many of the neighborhood's residents were still without power Thursday night.(Photo: Steve Brown, WOSU News)
A tree and electric transformers blocked Weber Rd. in Columbus' Clintonville neighborhood. Many of the neighborhood's residents were still without power Thursday night.(Photo: Steve Brown, WOSU News)

The latest update from American Electric Power says crews have restored power to 84 percent of customers who lost electricity when a storm packing hurricane-force winds rolled across Ohio last week.

But that means about 89,000 customers are still without electricity. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen talked to some residents about how they’re coping. Click the play button above to hear his report.

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