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UPDATE: PG&E works to restore power across SLO County

Posted: 9:45 AM, Jan 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-17 12:45:08-05

UPDATE (9:40 a.m.) – PG&E has restored power to 282 customers along Highway 46 West who were impacted by an outage early Thursday morning.

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UPDATE (9 a.m. ) – PG&E has restored power to the 140+ customers in San Luis Obispo who lost power earlier Thursday morning.

Right now, 135 customers in Edna Valley are in the dark and PG&E has not said when it will be able to get the lights back on.

More than 280 customers along Highway 46 West in Templeton are still without power and an estimated restoration time has not been updated.

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UPDATE (5:25 a.m.) – PG&E has restored power to 2,166 customers in the Five Cities.

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Many people across San Luis Obispo County are without power early Thursday morning as the latest round of heavy rain and high wind passes through the area.

PG&E is responding to large outages from the Five Cities to Templeton.

More than 280 PG&E customers who live along Highway 46 West in Templeton are in the dark. PG&E’s outage map says crews are working on determining the cause and restoring power, however it’s unknown when they will have the lights back on.

Courtesy: PG&E outage map

PG&E crews are also working to restore power to over 140 customers in San Luis Obispo. The outage started after 12:30 a.m. PG&E does not have an estimate for when power will be restored.

Courtesy: PG&E outage map

The largest outage Thursday morning is impacted the Five Cities area. More than 2,100 PG&E customers have been without power since just before 3 a.m. PG&E has crews assigned to the outage but has not said what caused the outage or when it will be fixed.

Courtesy: PG&E outage map

If you see down power lines or smell natural gas, call 911.