Power Outages

An Xcel Energy worker at the site of a broken power pole on Thursday (credit: CBS)

Heavy Snow Causes Power Problems In Metro Area

Heavy, wet snow caused power problems in the Denver metro area Thursday morning.


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High Winds Making A Mess Across The State

High winds knocked down trees and caused other problems across the state on Friday.


Xcel Energy crews depart for their drive to West Virginia on Wednesday morning to help with the Hurricane Sandy aftermath. (credit: CBS)

Xcel Begin Journey To Help Sandy Victims

Xcel Energy crews departed on Wednesday morning from the central Denver distribution center on what will be a long trip east to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.


Strong winds caused damage across the Denver metro area overnight. (credit: CBS)

Heavy Winds Knock Down Trees, Cause Power Outages

Heavy winds overnight knocked down trees across the Denver metro area and caused power outages for thousands of customers.


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Power Outages Hurting Businesses In Leadville

Homeowners and businesses in Leadville say they’ve had enough of power outages.


Toppled power poles in Boulder (credit: CBS)

Strong Wind Leaves Tens Of Thousands Without Power

Wind is blamed for causing power outages Wednesday afternoon in Boulder County.


A volunteer clearing downed trees in Rocky Mountain National Park (credit: CBS)

Hurricane-Force Winds Toppled Trees And Power Lines Near Estes Park

Winds continued to whip across the Front Range on Monday. A Red Flag Warning expired Monday evening after hurricane-force winds toppled trees and power lines over the weekend.


Crews working to restore power (credit: Steve Hoffman)

Strong Winds, Microbursts Cause Power Outages Near Estes Park

Strong winds and microbursts are being blamed for power outages near Estes Park.


Street crews in Greeley brushed off packed snow from a stoplight during the winter storm on Wednesday morning. (credit: CBS)

Storm Knocks Out Power To Thousands Once Again In Greeley

The second winter storm in a week packed another punch to Northern Colorado. More than 4,600 people were without power Wednesday morning in Greeley, along with another 1,000 in the region.


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Snowstorm Closes Schools, Knocks Power Out For Thousands

A big blast of snow pounded Colorado’s Front Range on Wednesday, closing schools and making driving conditions and visibility very poor in many areas.