Boulder storm: 16,000 without power due to wet, heavy snow PHOTOS, VIDEO – Boulder Daily Camera

Posted on Oct 26, 2011

“The downed power lines from the storm have affected around 20,000 customers in the Boulder area, and as of 2:30 p.m., just under 16,000 of them were still without power, according to Xcel. While no major lines are down, many smaller lines and lines directly connecting homes to the power system have been pulled down by falling branches. About 28Colorado Xcel crews are working in the Boulder area, and officials hope to have power restored to most locations by midnight.”We anticipated this, which is why we brought in extra crews from Grand Junction and New Mexico,” Aguayo said.”

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