Lightning strikes the ground northeast of Ignacio on Tuesday afternoon as a thunderstorm moves through the area. A lightning strike knocked out power to 722 La Plata Electric
Association customers at 2:20 p.m. Tuesday as a cell rolled through La Plata County. The outage was felt from Ignacio to the Durango-La Plata County Airport. Power was restored to nearly everyone affected by 3:30 p.m., said Indiana Reed, spokeswoman for the co-op.