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Thousands remain without power after snow storm hits Utah

Posted at 6:22 AM, Oct 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-12 13:11:49-04

LOGAN, Utah — Thousands of households were without power Tuesday morning after Utah's first winter-like storm on the year passed through overnight.

READ: Utah school closings, delayed openings for Tuesday

Rocky Mountain Power's outage map showed just under 2,600 households without power as of 11 a.m. Tuesday, down from a peak of 13,000 earlier in the morning, with the majority of those homes located in northern Utah near Logan.

The city of Logan tweeted that tree branches and snow on power lines were the culprits.

In addition, widespread outages were also located in the Richfield area in the southern part of the state.

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Due to the conditions, Cache County Schools announced a two hour start delay.

Utah State University canceled its 7:30 a.m. classes as well.

An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Tooele County schools were on a two-hour delay. Only one school in Tooele County was affected, Dugway, due to poor road conditions. Not snow.