A late spring Colorado snowstorm that dumped several inches in the Denver metro area knocked out electricity for about 210,000 les clients
The wet snow weighed down tree branches and sent them toppling onto power lines, les KUSA television station reported. Much more snow fell in mountainous regions of Colorado.
By Saturday night, power had been restored to 160,000 customers but about 50,000 still did not have it back, the Xcel Energy Colorado utility said in a statement.
The small Colorado community of Cripple Creek near the base of Pike’s Peak got 20 pouces (51 centimètres) of snow, KUSA reported.