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Power outages reported during Wednesday night storm

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Posted at 8:27 PM, Jan 04, 2023

(9:28 a.m.) - The Lake Nacimiento outage has been restored.

(5:57 a.m.) - Power outages are still impacting some Central Coast PG&E customers. By 5:42 a.m., 83 customers were still without power in the San Simeon area. Weather was said to be the cause and a restoration time was not announced.

In Cambria, power had been restored to all but 54 customers.

Los Osos still had 2,539 customers in the dark with an estimated restoration time of 3:40 p.m. Thursday.

In Morro Bay, another nearly 2,600 customers were without power.

In the Lake Nacimiento area, an outage that began shortly after 2:35 a.m. Thursday was impacting 828 PG&E customers. No restoration time has been given.

(10:06 p.m.) - Multiple power outages left more than 3,300 PG&E customers in Cambria in the dark Wednesday evening.

Shortly after 10 p.m., power was restored to much of the area, but more than 900 customers remain without electricity.

PG&E says the outages were caused by the weather.

(9:06 p.m.) - By 9 p.m., power had been restored to approximately half of the community of Los Osos. More than 2,500 customers remain without power.

(8:27 p.m.) - Thousands of people on the Central Coast were without power Wednesday evening as a powerful storm system packing heavy rain and wind moved onshore.

As of 8 p.m., the largest outage was reported in Los Osos, where 6,757 customers were without power.

The outage started at 7:47 p.m. and according to PG&E, was a result of the weather. There is no estimated time of restoration.

Multiple smaller outages were reported across San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties.

To check on power outages in your area, visit the PG&E Outage Center online.

This story will be updated throughout the evening.