Xcel Energy: 12 power poles down

According to Xcel Energy, the towns of Darrouzett, Follett, Higgins and Lipscomb are without power this morning. Approximately 1,063 customers are experiencing outages.

The power outages are due to 12 down power poles between Booker and Darrouzett. Xcel Energy crews are working to restore power to customers but say that service will not be restored until the poles are replaced. Due to current weather current conditions, the pole replacement will like be late this afternoon.

Pronews 7 will continue to provide updates as updates arrive.