If you live in Greeley, you might have noticed you were without power for about a half an hour today.
Approximately 19,000 Greeley residents lost power today due to a transmission line problem in a few substations just south of Greeley...
My yard is a mess, there are leaves from every tree all over the ground. The leaves from my trees cover my yard like some kind of leaf carpet. My question now is, will my trees here in Fort Collins survive Tuesday's hail storm?
Well, this certainly isn't welcome news for thousands of people in the Greeley area. We're all bracing for the "Siberian freeze" heading our way and according to the Greeley Tribune, there is a power outage affecting around 17,000 residences across Greeley, Evans and Garden City.
Heavy snow means two things today: heavy in amount and due to high moisture content, heavy in weight. Some power outages have been caused throughout the Poudre Valley REA 2,000 square mile service territory affecting approximately 5,000 PVREA consumers.
Crews worked through the night to restore power to Poudre Valley REA's grid. As of 7:00 a.m. Friday morning approximately 750 homes remained without electricity. 700 of those are concentrated near Lyons along and east of the foothills highway. The other 50 are scattered single outages throughout the 2,000 square mile service territory.
Many residents in Northern Colorado have been without power, some has been restored, some has not. According to their website, Poudre Valley REA is urging those affected by it's outages to seek shelter in a warm place tonight.