Minimal power outages reported in Utah County after strong winds hit Utah

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Rocky Mountain Power reported 170,000 customers without power throughout the state on Tuesday, however, most of Utah County remained largely unaffected.

The power outages came as a result of a strong winds that entered Salt Lake, Weber and Davis counties Monday night and into Tuesday morning.

While the strong wind warning did not include Utah County, there were still some strong gusts. Rocky Mountain Power reported some outages as of 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Over 1,300 customers were without power in Utah County with the largest outage coming in Orem where 846 customers were impacted, according to the Rocky Mountain Power website.

While the website was reporting those outages, many businesses reported no outages at all. These businesses included a Smith’s grocery store, Will’s Canyon Stop and Play it Again Sports. The Harmon’s in Orem did report some flickering power but had no complete outages.

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