Power knocked out to 1,265 Douglas homes
December 23, 2016
Nearly 1,300 Douglas County homes lost electricity on Friday morning, according to NV Energy.
Of those homes, 1,101 were located in Minden, with 138 in Gardnerville.
The power outage was first reported at 10:34 a.m. and was attributed to high winds.
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, the outage is affecting traffic lights.
Minden-Tahoe Airport reported two 51 mph wind gusts this morning so far.
A winter weather advisory goes into effect at 4 p.m. today with snow expected to fall through the night.
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