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Multiple power outages reported due to high winds

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Posted at 11:36 PM, Jan 13, 2021

DENVER — Winds gusted as high 80 mph Wednesday evening, leading to several power outages across Colorado Wednesday.

Poudre Valley REA reported isolated outages across their territory totaling 172 customers as of 11:15 p.m. Wedneesday. They said their crews are actively restoring power as quickly and safely as possible. They're providing updates on outages through their SmartHub app. To report outages, call (800) 432-1012.

The Town of Estes Park said two poles broke due to wind near the Glen Haven General Store, leading to power outages in the Glen Haven Area. Estes Park Power and Communications is responding to restore power.

As of 11:35 p.m., 589 United Power customers were without power, though at one point the outage was up to 2,087. Crews reported a tree fell through lines and a blown fuse would need to be replaced.