The National Institute of Standards and Technology has lost power to the Boulder site. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which shares the Department of Commerce campus at 325 Broadway, is unaffected.
According to a news release, there is no estimated time for restoration at this point.
For the remainder of today, NIST will be limiting access to buildings due to the power outage. Staff have been advised to properly shut down and secure all equipment to include anything dependent on power or water before leaving the campus
Those who are telework eligible were advised to follow the terms of their telework agreement. All staff are told to consult with their supervisor before departing the campus, the release stated.