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NorthWestern Energy customers in Moore, rural Stanford, Geyser and Utica areas will have extended power outages

Date: May 8, 2024

TYPE: News


NorthWestern Energy customers in Moore, rural Stanford, Geyser and Utica areas will have extended power outages

Great Falls, Mont. – May 8, 2024 – NorthWestern Energy crews are working to repair broken power poles, downed power lines and other damage from storms and restore power service to customers affected by outages.

Some areas will have extended outages. Service restoration is estimated to be:

Moore area, Thursday, May 9

Rural Stanford area, Friday, May 10

Geyser area, Friday, May 10

Utica area, Friday, May 10

Additional personnel and equipment are in these areas to assist with work to restore service as quickly as possible, safely.

Residents who require assistance can call Central Montana Dispatch (emergency services) at 406-535-1800.

Report outages to NorthWestern Energy at 888-467-2669 or visit

Please check NorthWestern Energy’s Outage Map for the most up-to-date information on outages.

Thank you to all customers affected by outages for your patience, especially those experiencing outages for extended lengths of time.

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