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Bay Area Storm Causes Power Outages Affecting Thousands

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    Bay Area Storm Causes Power Outages Affecting Thousands

    The Bay Area's largest storm of the season knocked out power to thousands of PG&E customers in all areas of the region. Thom Jensen reports.

    (Published Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019)

    The Bay Area's largest storm of the season knocked out power to tens of thousands of PG&E customers Wednesday and Thursday in all areas of the region.

    At the peak Wednesday night, roughly 82,608 customers across the Bay Area were left without power due to storm-related outages.

    More than 13,000 Bay Area customers were without power as of 3 p.m. Thursday, according to PG&E.

    Here are the latest outage numbers as of 3 p.m. Thursday:

    • San Francisco: 16
    • Peninsula: 2,394
    • North Bay: 5,848
    • East Bay: 882
    • South Bay: 3,994

    PG&E reminded customers to stay away from downed power lines. Those who see a downed power line should keep themselves and others away from it, call 911 and call PG&E at 800-743-5000.

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