Bay Area storm: Thousands of PG&E customers lose power amid storm

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Storm triggers thousands of power outages overnight
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Thousands of people lost power overnight as torrential rain and powerful winds swept through the region.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- More than 36,000 Bay Area residents are without power as a strong storm continues to sweep through the region.

The largest outages have been in the East Bay where more than 26,000 customers have lost their electricity. One of the biggest hit areas is near the Oakland Zoo where more than 3,000 customers are without power.

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In the South Bay, the largest outage is affecting more than 4,800 customers in South San Jose with no estimated time of restoration.

In the North Bay, there are more than 5,500 outages scattered throughout the region with more than 1,000 customers impacted in the Bodega Bay area.

The Peninsula had about 1,000 and more than 600 In San Francisco.

STORM TIMELINE: Torrential rain, powerful winds continue in Bay Area

You can check PG&E's map to see the power outages where you live.

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