Friday’s noon lightning storm caused hundreds of Los Alamos customers around the townsite to temporarily lose power.
North Community, Quemazon, Ponderosa Estates, the ski hill, several homes in both the Fairway and Villa neighborhoods as well as Aspen School all lost power about the same time. Linemen with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities were busy restoring power to the various locations.
Estimated restoration times:
- 12:18 p.m. to North Community, Quemazon and Ponderosa Estates;
- 12:30 p.m. to Villa neighborhood and Aspen School; and
- 1:30 p.m. to Fairway neighborhood and the ski hill.