Power is expected to be restored by 3 p.m. Thursday to the more than 700 American Electric Power customers in Muskingum County. According to AEP, the area most affected is the Village of Frayzeysburg. AEP says strong winds are the cause of the outages, bringing trees and power lines down. The Village of New Concord reports no outages so far. Crews have been working on restoring power since 10:30 a.m.