Storms cause loss of power

June 18, 2013 • Local News

In the past few weeks, Chaves County and Roswell have seen strange things falling from the sky — not aliens or their ships, but water that some might recall as rain. Sunday night’s storm left 1,300 homes temporarily without power. According to Wes Reeves of Xcel Energy, 921 people lost electricity in Roswell and Dexter around 9 p.m. in what he referred to as a flicker. The remaining 300 homes, primarily from the far eastern portion of town, had prolonged power outages of an hour or more.

The weather service announced that the Roswell area had more than 40 Login to read more

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