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Rocky Ford Power Outages Caused by Weather
Electric utility providers in Southern Colorado are reporting thousands of outages as a results of heavy, wet snow causing tree limbs to snap and fall on power lines.
CASPER, Wyo. — A power outage affecting about five customers and a traffic light is expected to be resolved by crews by 9 p.m. Monday, according to a
From flying trampolines to toppled fences and raining tumbleweeds, Wednesday's extreme weather event pummeled many parts of Pueblo.
Utility crews have their hands full as the sustained wind event is taking out trees and power lines across southern Colorado.
Reports of power outages in Otero and Bent Counties Tuesday | FOX21 News Colorado Open Navigation Close Navigation
On Tuesday night the Otero County Sheriff confirms that around 6:30 p.m. reports of power outages were throughout Otero and into Bent Counties.
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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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