BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — FirstEnergy now says some customers in Butler County may be without power until Monday night.
The power company said Saturday afternoon that they had restored service to more than 203,000 of the 248,000 customers who lost power on Thursday and Friday after snow and ice storms moved through the area.
On Friday, the company initially estimated that all service would be restored in Butler County by late Sunday night.
On Sunday, however, the outage page on their website indicated that service to many communities wasn’t estimated to be restored until around 10 p.m. or 11 p.m. Monday.
The following Butler County communities are estimated to be without service until Monday:
- Butler Township
- Center Township
- Penn Township
- Butler City
- Middlesex Township
- Winfield Township
- Buffalo Township
- Fairview Township
- Oakland Township
- Clearfield Township
- Bruin Borough
- Petrolia Borough
- Allegheny Township
- Parker Township
- Franklin Township
- Clinton Township
- East Butler Borough
As of 11 p.m., more than 7,000 FirstEnergy customers in Butler County were still without power.
Some schools in the area canceled Monday’s classes or planned to have a 2-hour delay because of the continuing outages.
Service to some customers in Armstrong and Clarion counties also may be out until Monday afternoon.
FirstEnergy customers in Allegheny, Beaver, Westmoreland and Lawrence counties should have their service restored by late Sunday night.
Meanwhile, service was restored to the majority of Duquesne Light customers by Sunday afternoon.