FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4)– Some 10,000 people in and around Fort Collins were without power on Friday morning because of strong winds. Power was restored to all customers by noon except for 50 in the Rist Canyon area.

Some people experienced power coming off and on but others experienced a complete power outage.

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Xcel Energy crews were working to make repairs along with Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association.

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The power outages affect parts of Fort Collins, Bellvue, Laporte, Livermore, Red Feather Lakes and surrounding areas.

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There is no estimate on when the power will be restored.

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Eldora Ski Area closed on Friday because of the strong winds.

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