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UPDATE: PG&E responding to dozens of outages during storm

Many are in northern SLO County
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Posted at 4:32 AM, Jan 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-27 17:09:17-05

UPDATE (2 p.m.) - More power outages are being reported as rain has picked up across the Central Coast.

PG&E is attributing the outages to the stormy weather.

In Cambria, multiple outages are affecting nearly 590 customers.

In the areas of Shandon and Whitley Gardens, more than 970 customers are without power.

An outage in eastern Atascadero that also includes the Creston area is affecting more than 3,900 customers.

Scattered outages are also affecting Paso Robles, Santa Margarita, San Luis Obispo, and Lompoc.

To check the status of a PG&E outage in your area, click here.

UPDATE (11:29 a.m.) - In Shandon, PG&E says crews are working to restore power to about 116 customers due to an outage caused by the weather.

Shandon Outage

In Santa Margarita, PG&E says crews are working to restore power for about 225 customers. According to the utility, this power outage was caused by the weather.

Santa Margarita outage

According to PG&E, a separate outage caused by an equipment issue is affecting 65 customers in Paso Robles.

Paso Robles outage


UPDATE (8:45 a.m.) - PG&E says more than 1,340 PG&E customers are currently impacted by power outages along the Central Coast.

Crews were responding to 67 separate outages, many of them in northern San Luis Obispo County, according to PG&E.

UPDATE (5:45 a.m.) - More than 900 PG&E customers off Highway 101 in Atascadero lost power shortly before 5:30 a.m.


ORIGINAL STORY: Thousands of Central Coast PG&E customers were without power early Wednesday morning as steady rain continues to fall.

In the Guadalupe area, 881 PG&E customers lost power when the power first went out at 4:12 a.m.

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In Paso Robles, 1,299 customers off Highways 46 and 101 remained without power as of 4:23 a.m.

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In the Cambria area, three separate outages were impacting more than 1,800 customers.

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Other outages were also reported in Atascadero, Creston and Orcutt.

PG&E says it’s believed that weather was the cause of the outages.

No time for restoration was given.

To view PG&E's outage map, click here.

Stay with and watch KSBY News Daybreak at 5 and 6 a.m. for the latest on the winter storm.