Greater than 84,000 individuals within the Denver metro space are nonetheless with out energy Thursday morning after a bomb cyclone ripped by way of Colorado, in line with Xcel Power’s outage map.
The map exhibits a focus of outages in Denver, with scattered outages reaching so far as Boulder and Evergreen. Xcel has not reported an anticipated time for restoring energy.
Outages lower energy to 80 intersections’ site visitors alerts in Denver, Nancy Kuhn, a Denver Public Works spokeswoman stated. Denver police are asking drivers to deal with darkish intersections as four-way stops.
“We made important progress in a single day to revive service, and can right now deploy practically 800 workers, contract companions and utility staff from different states,” stated Alice Jackson, Xcel Power Colorado president. 300 of these workers shall be staff coming from different service areas and states to help Xcel’s efforts to revive energy.
Wednesday’s storm clobbered Colorado with a potent combination of snow, wind and freezing temperatures that knocked down energy strains throughout the Entrance Vary.
For these with out energy or warmth, the Denver Police Division has opened two stations as warming facilities for the general public. District One at 1311 West 46th Avenue and District Three at 1625 South College Boulevard.