Strong winds cause power outages across southern Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Strong winds are causing power outages across the Pikes Peak region.

As of 12:30 p.m., about 10,000 Black Hills Energy customers are without power in the southwestern Pueblo area. The utility said the high winds and rain are causing downed power lines. The outages started around midnight.

As of 12:45 p.m., Colorado Springs Utilities reports about 120 customers without power. Tap here for an outage map. 

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