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Storm causes brief power outage High winds, rain and snow in a fast-moving storm Wednesday, January 25, knocked out power to more than 2,500 Powder River Energy meters in the Sundance area and areas of rural Weston County. According to PRECorp Chief Operating Officer Les Penning, the high winds impacted a transmission line near Osage and its connecting substations went dark around 7:30 p.m. PRECorp linemen responded immediately and service was restored to most customers at approximately 8:15 p.m. Rural electric customers are urged to stay away from all downed power lines and to call
1-888-391-6220 if they experience an unplanned power outage. Please have information about
your location and any sights or sounds you observed just before the power outage.
For more information about the status of PRECorp outages, planned and unplanned, go to www.precorp.coop and click on the Twitter feed or call 1-888-391-6220.
Powder River Energy Corporation is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperative serving the five counties of northeast Wyoming including Campbell, Crook, Johnson, Sheridan and Weston. The electric cooperative has more than 150 employees and more than 12,100
members. Approximately 28,700 meters are served across more than 16,200 square miles of northeastern Wyoming and southern Montana.
Sundance – Corporate Headquarters 221 Main Street • P.O. Box 930 • Sundance, WY 82729 (800) 442-3630 Phone • (307) 283-3527 Fax
Gillette 200 Garner Lake Road • P.O. Box 937 • Gillette, WY 82718 (800) 442-3630 Phone • (307) 682-0733 Fax
Sheridan 1095 Brundage Lane • P.O. Box 5087 • Sheridan, WY 82801 (800) 442-3630 Phone • (307) 674-9018 Fax