Update: 9:25 p.m. Power has been restored to all the affected areas according to Rocky Mountain Power update.

 

A major power outage affecting a good portion of the city of Laramie occurred Monday, Dec. 19 at 7:20 p.m. Casper also suffered from power outages. 

According to Rocky Mountain Power, 7,325 customers have been affected. The outage was reported as “transmission interruption.” Crews have been dispatched to investigate the cause and make repairs. Rocky Mountain Power’s initial estimate for repair is by 10 p.m.

The last update from Rocky Mountain Power:

"Large-Scale Outage Information for Wyoming
Below is a list of select outages in Wyoming. Typically outages affecting more than 500 customers are posted. Not all outages are listed.

Laramie
Area of outage: Zip code 82070
Estimated time of restoration: 10:00 p.m. MST
Cause: Transmission interruption
Customers affected: Approximately 7,325 customers are without power
Crew: Dispatched

Casper
Area of outage: Zip code 82604
Estimated time of restoration: Unknown at this time. Please check back for updates
Cause: Wind
Customers affected: Approximately 225 customers are without power, down from 5,088 earlier
Crew: On site and repairs are underway"

Updated 8:15 p.m. MST on December 19

 

We will update this story when more information becomes available.