Just under 200 AES Ohio customers reporting power outages as storms roll through

UPDATE @ 9:15 p.m.: Just under 200 AES Ohio customers, mostly in Montgomery County, were reporting power outages Wednesday night as strong storms rolled through the Miami Valley.

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Here is the latest count of 182 outages, by county, at 9:15 p.m. from the utility’s online outage page:

* Montgomery 175

* Fayette and Highland 2 each

* Clinton, Greene and Logan 1 each

The high number of outages for the day reached an estimated 1,742 late Wednesday afternoon as the storms predicted by Storm Center 7 began hitting the region. More than 1,500 of those reported outages were in Miami County.

The number of outages dropped to 988 about 6 p.m., and to 894 about two hours later.

>> Chance for severe storms, damaging winds today

We will continue to update this developing report.

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