UPDATE: Less than 2,000 Utahns without power amid strong winds in the state

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TUESDAY 1/19/2021 9:23 a.m.

UTAH (ABC4) – Less than 2,000 Utahns are without power after strong winds struck the state Tuesday morning.

According to Rocky Mountain Power, there are 72 outages within Utah, with the majority between Salt Lake, Davis, and Weber counties.

Rocky Mountain reports about 300 customers are without power near in and around Ogden.

Near Layton, about 120 customers are without power, but Rocky Mountain estimates it will be restored before noon.

Multiple outages around Centerville are causing about 200 residents to be without power. They, too, are expected to have their power back around noon.

In the West Jordan area, about 800 residents are without power. Rocky Mountain Power reports there are multiple outages in the area.

Crews working to restore power to over 4,000 Utahns

TUESDAY 1/19/2021 7:52 a.m.

UTAH (ABC4) – As of 7:45 a.m., over 4,000 Utahns are without power as high winds continue to impact the state.

Rocky Mountain Power reports 57 outages are impacting 4,173 customers. This is up from the just-over 3,400 due to 50 outages around 7:15 a.m.

The majority of these outages are near West Jordan where about 2,700 customers are without power. Crews have arrived on scene and are investigating the cause of the outages. Power is estimated to be restored around 11:30 a.m.

To the north, around Centerville, about 100 customers are without power due to damaged equipment. Power is expected to be restored in this area before noon.

Near Layton, about 100 customers are without power due to the wind. Crews have arrived and are estimated to restore power before 10 a.m., according to Rocky Mountain Power.

In Weber County, over 1,000 residents are reported without power – about 350 residents near South Ogden, about 750 near Ogden, and about 80 near North Ogden.

Students in the Weber School District are under a two-hour delay due to the widespread power outages.

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Crews working to restore power for thousands of Utahns as high winds move through the state

TUESDAY 1/19/2021 7:21 a.m.

UTAH (ABC4) – As of 7:15 a.m., Rocky Mountain Power is reporting 3,423 Utahns are without power due to 50 outages.

This comes as strong winds move through the state.

About 655 Utahns are without power in Weber County with the majority near Ogden.

For about 100 customers north of Harrisville, power is expected to be restored before 8 a.m.

To the south, near Centerville, about 100 customers are without power due to damaged equipment. Power is expected to be restored in this area before noon.

Near West Jordan, there are about 2,700 customers without power. Rocky Mountain Power reports that crews have arrived in the area and are investigating the cause of this outage.

Power is estimated to be restored before 11:30 a.m. to those affected.

Original Story: Thousands without power in Utah as high winds hit the state

TUESDAY 1/19/2021 6:44 a.m.

UTAH (ABC4) – Over 3,500 Utahns are without power as strong winds move through the state Tuesday morning.

As of 6:30 a.m., Rocky Mountain Power is reporting 51 outages in Utah, affecting about 3,536 customers. Outages are reported in Weber, Davis, and Salt Lake counties.

RMP confirms at least one power line is down, knocking power out to 142 customers. 

Near Centerville, about 100 customers are without power.

Between Harrisville, Ogden, and South Ogden, about 650 Utahns are without power.

Near West Jordan, about 2,700 customers are affected by two outages. According to Rocky Mountain Power, the cause of these outages remain under investigation.

Here are some tips to make sure you’re prepared for power outages:

  • Make sure your cellphone and laptop are charged
  • Have flashlights with full batteries at hand
  • Keep generators outside and 20 feet from your home
  • Have a plan for refrigerated medicines and power-operated medical devices
Click here to download Pinpoint Weather app for the first alerts on your phone. Always check out your daily weather at Utah’s WeatherRate certified most accurate with ABC4.com’s weather section.

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