Power Outage in Lamar, CO

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Southeast Colorado Power Association
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(719) 384-2551
Xcel Energy
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Wheatland Electric
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Lamar Power Outages Caused by Weather


May 18, 2022 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines are down, along with about 7 to 8 poles for a half mile on county road 28. Power is out in the local area.

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May 2, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power poles are down.

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August 16, 2015 - Thunderstorm Wind

A few power lines were downed around Lamar.

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July 14, 2015 - Thunderstorm Wind

Damage to tree limbs and power poles occurred across Lamar.

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June 2, 2012 - Thunderstorm Wind

High winds caused numerous downed power poles...a collapsed awning at a gas station...and other scattered damage throughout the city.

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June 25, 2017

A few severe storms produced very large hail up to the size of baseballs and a tornado near Walsh. Very large hail and severe winds in Walsh caused extensive damage to structures and vehicles. Power was knocked out for several hours and numerous businesses were closed for several days for clean up. Severe microburst winds also occurred west of Walsh. The tornado occurred just west of the microburst damage.

July 15, 2016

A very severe storm produced a wide swath of damaging winds and a tornado across eastern Kiowa and extreme northeastern Prowers County. A brief tornado was seen just east of Sheridan Lake, which broke windows in a house and did other minor property damage. Power poles, 18 in all, were snapped between Sheridan Lake and Towner. Windows were broken in many structures, including the Plainview School. Stadium lights were also destroyed. Eight miles south of the school, a hog farm sustained roof damage. In northeast Prowers County on County Road 35, a house and barn were severely damaged. Many power poles were also snapped.

August 16, 2015

Severe storms generated hail up to the size of ping pong balls and damaging thunderstorm winds that knocked down power lines across parts of Baca and Prowers Counties.

April 27, 2012

Five separate tornadoes occurred across Bent...Prowers...and Kiowa Counties...causing EF0 to EF2 damage. Eight people were injured...and one horse was killed. Four dwelling were destroyed...along with two mobile homes...one garage...and a metal building. A hog farm was destroyed...including 18 hog barns. Horse corrals were also damaged and destroyed. An electrical substation southeast of Lamar was damaged which contributed to a massive power outage in the Lamar area until the late afternoon hours. Two communication towers were also destroyed.


Texans trapped in homes as tornado rips through state causing 'considerable damage' | US | News | Express.co.uk

A severe storm system in the south of the US has helped create the biggest tornado threat the country has seen for five months.

Nov 5, 2022

Hurricanes and power outages: How electric companies prepare for major storms Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

As hurricane season approaches, local power companies are reminding customers how to stay safe before, during, and after a storm.

Jun 2, 2022

Power outages reported across Northeast Tennessee & Southwest Virginia | WJHL | Tri-Cities News & Weather Open Navigation Close Navigation

(WJHL) — Several residences are without power in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia Monday, according to outage maps of the areas provided by Appalachian Power, Greeneville Light & Power and BrightRidge. According to BrightRidge, hundreds are without power in the Johnson City, Boones Creek, Sulphur Springs, Cherokee, Jonesborough, Limestone, Lamar and Highway 107 areas. The […]

Jan 3, 2022

Colorado wind damage spread throughout state as speeds topped 100 mph

The Colorado Springs area and southeast Colorado saw the highest wind reports but damage spread throughout the state.

Dec 16, 2021

Intense storm spawns tornadoes, including first ever observed in Minnesota during December | CNN Close icon

An intense storm system moving from the Rockies into the Plains is producing severe weather, tornadoes and extreme fire danger while also bringing widespread damaging winds on Wednesday.

Dec 16, 2021

Multiple Outages Hit Almost 20K Lakewood Customers | Lakewood, CO Patch

Multiple Outages Hit Almost 20K Lakewood Customers - Lakewood, CO - As of Thursday morning, numerous Lakewood customers are still without power.

Dec 15, 2021

San Isabel Electric reports nearly half of members without power

As we experience a massive wind event across southern Colorado, people served by San Isabel Electric can expect intermittent outages all day.

Dec 15, 2021

Updates: High wind in Kansas causes power outages, dark skies, wildfires, and highway closings Open Navigation Close Navigation

The wind is causing low visibility on roads across Kansas due to blowing dust.

Dec 15, 2021

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Power outage in Lamar, going on 2 hours.

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Power outage in Lamar, going on 2 hours.

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Power outage in Lamar, going on 2 hours.

Lamar | July 19, 2022  

Power out in Mcclave. Lamar power company. Been off for over an hour already.

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Lamar, Colorado

City Lamar
County Prowers
State Colorado (CO)
Country United States
Zip Codes 81052

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