Officials with the National Weather Service confirmed that a microburst was responsible for knocking down approximately 20 large trees in Denver on Thursday night.
Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.
Snow is being blamed for a major power outage in Northern Colorado Wednesday morning.
A large power outage affecting Xcel Energy customers in Arapahoe County has been repaired, power has been restored.
Heavy winds overnight knocked down trees and caused power outages for thousands. Arapahoe High School in Littleton was forced to call off classes for the day after their power was knocked out.
Xcel Energy crews worked to restore power to more than 3,500 people in the Park Hill area Wednesday morning.
Some students at an Aurora elementary had an unplanned day off from school on Thursday.
Xcel Energy crews worked Thursday afternoon into the evening to restore power to thousands of customers still in the dark.
The Colorado Department of Transportation planned to run pace cars on Interstate 70 all the way from Silverthorne to Floyd Hill on Sunday, but that didn’t happen after they ran into an unexpected problem.
It should have been one of the best powder days of the season on Sunday. Instead, a power outage shut down the lifts at Copper Mountain.