Potomac Highlands takes brunt of power outages from ice storm

ROMNEY, W.Va. — More than 17,000 Mon Power and Potomac Edison customers were without power Thursday evening in connection with an ice storm that moved through the Potomac Highlands and Eastern Panhandle counties.

There were 8,622 customers without power in Hampshire County as of 5 p.m. Thursday which was more than 50% of the customers in the county.

There were 3,900 customers without service in Morgan County and 2,700 in Hardy County.

Grant, Mineral and Webster counties reported outages impacting approximately 500 customers each as of Thursday evening.

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