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5:18 p.m.: Xcel Energy reports the number of outages in the metro area has gone down to 8,400 costumers.
4:43 p.m.: The City of Boulder is under accident alert and reported one power line down along CO 119.
4:08 p.m.: Xcel Energy is reporting over 10,000 people are without power in the Denver metro area due to high winds.
9:32 a.m.: The Colorado State Patrol - Castle Rock division is working a two-vehicle crash on Highway 83 at Jones Road. The people involved in the crash only suffered minor injuries.
Working 2 Veh Crash Hwy83 at Jones RD., and yes...only minor injuries. Please no more racing on Hwy 83. Just saying. pic.twitter.com/ESkkA6DAC7
— CSP Castle Rock (@CSP_CastleRock) October 14, 2017