Weather knocks out power to 500 residents in Aspen Village area |

Weather knocks out power to 500 residents in Aspen Village area

Staff reports

Power is out for more than 500 Holy Cross Energy customers Thursday evening in the Aspen Village area and a traffic signal is dark on Highway 82 after a storm rolled through the area.

According to the HCE outage map, the power went out at 5:43 p.m. for 506 customers. The cause was listed as “lightning,” and the energy company has crews en route.

A Pitkin County alert said the traffic signal near mile mark 31 and Highway 82 is out and to “slow down and use caution” in the area.

A heavy rainstorm with lightning rolled through the upper Roaring Fork Valley in the late afternoon.


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