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Thousands lose power, roads close as winter weather hits Utah

A snowy backroad with trees on either side and low visibility

Thousands of people in Cache Valley have lost power due to the winter storm currently impacting several parts of Utah. In northern Utah alone, over 10,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers are experiencing power outages as of 6:40 a.m.Logan 911 Dispatch tweeted that Logan residents should be advised of “numerous power outages, trees down, blown transformers and power lines down.” The tweet says crews are actively working on these issues.


Many schools in Cache Valley, including Utah State University and the Logan School District, have announced delayed schedules due to power outages and snowfall.

Tyler Hewitt is the web/social media assistant at UPR. He writes stories every day, updates the website and manages the station's Twitter and Facebook pages. Tyler is a senior at Utah State University and is studying public relations, marketing, and psychology. He loves to write, listen to music, play video games, play tennis and hang out with his fiancé and cat, Juno. He is a great plant dad and recently started collecting vinyl records!