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Thousands Without Power Due to Bay Area Storm



    Crews Work to Restore Power After Heavy Storm Causes Outages

    PG&E crews were kept busy by a powerful storm that caused many outages reported in the Bay Area. Cheryl Hurd reports. (Published Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014)

    PG&E reported tens of thousands of power outages in the Bay Area due to inclement weather Thursday morning.

    In San Francisco, at its peak, more than 100,000 customers are without power due to a blown substation at the downtown Civic Center location. By about 6:45 p.m., the number had been reduced to about 4,200.

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    (Published Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014)

    Here are the power outage totals for the Bay Area (as of about 10:45 p.m.):

    San Francisco: 630

    East Bay: 1,990

    North Bay: 2,200

    South Bay: 1,330

    Peninsula: 9,000

    Bay Area Total: 15,170

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