After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon, though areas in higher elevations could see 1-2". The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
Springs Utilities has turned the power back on for all affected areas. They tell our crew on scene that there was an equiptment malfunction at the Cottonwood Sub Station near Briargate and Union that caused the underground transmission line to trip off.
From Pikes Peak Community College: A massive power outage on the north end of the city is affecting PPCC's Rampart Range Campus. Estimated restoration time is 3-4 hours. Classes at RAMPART RANGE CAMPUS ONLY are cancelled for the remainder of today, Monday, October 29, 2012. All other campuses will continue to hold classes as scheduled.
Right now Springs Utilities is reporting 9,600-10,000 customers are currently without power in Northeast Colorado Springs.
Most of the areas affected are near the Chapel Hills Mall and Vickers and Woodmen.
Crews are working to find out the problem. They tell us they hope to have power back on by 3 p.m.
Stay with 11 News as we continue to follow this story.
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