(UPDATE: 11:45 p.m.) - Power remains out for 2,281 customers. PG&E now expects restoration by Tuesday at 2 a.m.
Nearly 3,000 PG&E customers in northern San Luis Obispo County are without power.
The outage was reported at 5:33 p.m. and it is impacting 2,417 PG&E customers.
PG&E expects power to be fully restored by 11:30 p.m.
The cause of the outage is under investigation.
This is the fourth power outage in the same area within one week.
The first happened on Sept. 7 where more than 1,600 customers were impacted due to an underground equipment issue.
A second outage was reported on Sept. 9 where more than 2,600 customers were impacted. The cause of that outage was a car crashing into a power pole.
A third outage was reported on Sept. 12 impacting more than 3,000 customers. The cause of that outage is uknown.