Laramie To Experience 16-Hour Power Outage

Posted on 05/05/21 by Tom Lacock

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Portions of Laramie will experience a 16-hour power outage on May 8 as Rocky Mountain Power performs maintenance to their system. The outage will run from 4 a.m. until 8 p.m. with around 1,200 customers in Laramie and Albany County being impacted. 

For more specific questions on the outage, contact Rocky Mountain Power at 1-888-221-7070.

To see the outrage maps provided by Rocky Mountain Power, click on the five area maps below:

Laramie Outage Map, area 1
Laramie Outage, Rocky Mountain slide 2
Laramie outage 3 - Rocky Mountain Power
Laramie Outage 4 - Rocky Mountain Power
Laramie Outage 5 - Rocky Mountain Power

The City of Laramie’s Recreation Center at 920 Boulder Drive will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the outage for anyone who needs a break, a warm shower, electricity to charge a phone, place to read or just relax. 

The City of Laramie has also offered information on its official website, including a coverage map. That information may be seen here

During a long power outage, there is also some concern about food spoilage. The Centers for Disease Control offers these suggestions around the concept of keeping your food safe during an outage. 

This story is provided by AARP Wyoming. Visit the AARP Wyoming page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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