Power outages happen under fairly normal circumstances in summer months. Under abnormal conditions, such as higher than normal heat, wildfires, and other extreme weather, power outages can be more frequent.

Here’s the latest news on Denver, Colorado area outages and their causes:

Power Outages Hurting Businesses In Leadville « CBS Denver

denver.cbslocal.com7/14/12  Homeowners and businesses in Leadville say they’ve had enough of power outages. Peyton Manning Denver Broncos Ladies Royal Player T-Shirt – Melange Navy Blue. Events. Lucinda Williams · CBS Denver CBS4

Data Visualizations On Display in Wake of Wildfires, Power Outages

data-informed.com7/5/12  In the last week of June, as wildfires raged in the dry forests of Colorado, journalists at The Denver Post covering the disaster received an invitation from Google: Display on your website a map we have created using data

Colorado Wildfires, Midwest Floods, Power Outages Evoke Nonprofit

www.huffingtonpost.com7/9/12  In addition to power outages throughout the east, Feeding America and its affiliates has been active in responding to wildfires in Colorado and floods in Minnesota and Wisconsin. “One of the things we do, which we learned in the wake of …. As Montana And Colorado Fires Continue To Burn. DENVER — Rains cooled Colorado’s wildfires Wednesday, but more than a dozen wildfires elsewhere in the West continued chewing through bone-dry pine and brush as.

July 15 to July 21 – This Week in Denver Weather History

www.thorntonweather.com7/15/12  ThorntonWeather.com – Thornton and Denver, Colorado weather and news. 86°F. Thornton, Colorado, USA. [Enable JavaScript for live updates]. Updated: Tue, 17-Jul-2012 2:05pm MDT Sunny, Dry …. In 1974…a severe lightning storm damaged several homes and caused a number of power outages in both Denver and western Arapahoe counties. In 1975…lightning killed a girl west of Boulder. In 1982…winds gusted to 60 mph at Stapleton International Airport…and strong winds

Past 12 months warmest ever for U.S. | KDVR.com | Denver

kdvr.com7/10/12   on camera on this subject. Cancel Submit. KDVR.com | Denver Breaking News, Weather & Sports – FOX 31 News in Denver, Colorado …. The storms have complicated power restoration efforts in some spots and caused even more damage. One person died Saturday in storms in Cuba, Missouri, “They have suffered from record-breaking temperatures and an historic storm that brought widespread damage and power outages. Now, many have lost power again.

English: Squirrel eating a peanut

English: Squirrel eating a peanut (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Squirrels are even in on the power outage conspiracy!

Squirrel causes power outage at Museum of Nature and Science

kdvr.com5/22/12  DENVER – A squirrel took out an electrical fuse in City Park Tuesday morning shutting off the power to the Museum of Nature and Science.Museum officials announced they would not be able to open at 9am as scheduled.