Storms with gusty winds, hail and very heavy rains rolled through Lima Wednesday evening.
As a result, buildings were damaged, trees and power lines were brought down and flooding occurred throughout the city.
This morning, there are approximately 3,000 customers within the city of Lima and 4,300 in surrounding areas without power this morning.
AEP is continually assessing the situation & working to restore power.
There is no definite timeline when power will be restored.
Some traffic lights are not working as a result of the outage, and motorists are being advised to treat each intersection like a four way stop sign.
There were no reports of any injuries as a result of the storms.