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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.

04/03/2014

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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.

02/22/2014

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.

10/31/2012

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.

10/17/2012

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Power Outages Hurting Businesses In Leadville

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

07/14/2012

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.

02/22/2012

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.

11/14/2011

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.

11/13/2011

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.

11/02/2011

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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.

11/02/2011

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