Burglars shut off the power as a trick to see if anyone is home. If no one is there, they break in.
PG&E crews have restored power to 98 percent of the 195,500 customers who had outages in the Bay Area during Tuesday’s strong windstorm, utility officials said Wednesday.
As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service
Around 24,000 customers have lost power in the Bay Area Tuesday due to high winds, PG&E officials said.
It may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.
Another round of rainy weather is heading toward the Bay Area just days after a powerful storm delivered a wallop of flooding and power outages throughout the region this week.
PG&E reported late Thursday night about 3,400 residents in the Bay Area were still without power do to a inclement weather pushing through the area.
Thousands of PG&E customers remain without power in the Bay Area, with the majority of those outages in San Francisco.
Power has been restored to more than 3,000 PG&E customers in American Canyon and Vallejo Sunday but the cause of the outage is still unknown, a PG&E spokeswoman said.
PG&E officials say at least 1,000 people were hit by an outage Monday afternoon that turned the KPIX 5 and KCBS Radio newsrooms dark.