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Multiple trees down across Central Coast as winds pick up

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Posted at 7:11 PM, Feb 21, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-22 02:54:47-05

First responders are answering multiple calls for downed trees across San Luis Obispo County.

Winds whipped up late Tuesday afternoon, as another storm system rolled into the Central Coast.

In Los Osos, several trees in a grove of eucalyptus trees came down in front of a house on Skyline Drive, crushing the resident's car.

“I just got up from a nap on the other side of the house and had the trees fallen a little bit for the back and I’ve been still in the bedroom I could be dead now... I feel very lucky that he got the car and the yard and just a little bit of the porch,“ said Celia Alfirevic, the homeowner at 345 Skyline Dr.

Alfirevic says she and her husband are too scared to sleep in their house tonight, so they are staying down the street.

Elsewhere in Los Osos, downed trees were reported on 3rd Street, 17th Street, and Tierra Drive.

In San Luis Obispo, police and fire crews responded to a large tree that fell onto a parked car in the 200 block of North Chorro Street.

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A large tree fell onto a car in the 200 block of North Chorro St. in San Luis Obispo on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023.

In Morro Bay, a tree was reported partially in the roadway at Bayshore Dr. and Main St.

In Cambria, fire crews have been responding to multiple reports of downed trees and power lines down.

Multiple power outages have also been reported across the Central Coast.

As of 7 p.m., more than 300 PG&E customers in Los Osos were without power, with an estimated time of restoration at 9:30 p.m.

In Morro Bay, two separate power outages were affecting nearly 200 PG&E customers.

Several power outages were also reported in the Cambria area with the largest affecting 1,525 customers.

Power outages were also affecting more than 300 customers near San Luis Obispo and another 415 customers near Pismo Beach.

In Santa Maria, 2,367 PG&E customers were without power.

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