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More than 6,000 customers without power in Atascadero

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Posted at 2:25 PM, Sep 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-08 17:36:28-04

More than 6,000 customers lost power in Atascadero Thursday afternoon.

The outage happened around 1:19 p.m., according to PG&E. It is affecting 6,298 customers, including people on both sides of Hwy 101, north of Hwy 41 and west of Atascadero Ave.

Power is expected to be restored by 7:15 p.m.

PG&E has not yet said what caused the outage.

The outage comes amid a week of statewide Flex Alerts while high temperatures strain California's power grid.