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Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

98 Percent Power Restored After Nearly 200K PG&E Customers Lost Power Due To Wind Storm

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.

12/31/2014

PG&E crews working to restore power as outages spread across Northern California. (courtesy: @PGE4Me)

Outages Keep PG&E Crews Working Into The Night; More Than 30,000 Bay Area Homes Still In The Dark

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

12/30/2014

Crews clear a tree toppled by 60 mph winds from I-80 that brought traffic to a standstill for hours, in Vallejo.

All Lanes Reopened After 60 MPH Winds Topple Trees, Live Power Lines Onto I-80 Vallejo

All eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 80 that were closed due to downed trees and power lines in Vallejo have reopened Tuesday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.

12/30/2014

A sign shows flight status updates.  (Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Windy Conditions Cause 100s Of Flight Cancellations, Delays At SFO; Travelers Should Call Ahead

According to FlightAware.com, some 319 flights had been delayed, and another 102 cancelled.

12/30/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wind-Toppled Trees And Debris Shut San Francisco, East Bay BART Tracks

Tuesday’s high winds are wreaking havoc on BART tracks causing complete shutdowns in San Francisco’s Mission, and in the East Bay.

12/30/2014

Wind knocks down trees, power lines on Interstate 80 in Vallejo on Dec. 30th, 2014 (Photo by deborahg822 on Instagram)

Wind Damage Shuts Down Interstate 80 In Both Directions During Afternoon Commute As Live Wires Endangered Drivers

Winds gusting near 50 miles per hour or more toppled trees and PG&E power lines across Interstate 80, near Redwood in Vallejo, shutting down the entire freeway in both directions during the afternoon commute while PG&E crews turned off electricity to the downed wires and firefighters put out a small fire sparked by the damage.

12/30/2014

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More Than 20K PG&E Customers Lose Power In Bay Area Due To Powerful Wind Storm

Around 24,000 customers have lost power in the Bay Area Tuesday due to high winds, PG&E officials said.

12/30/2014

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When Will The Strongest Wind Gusts Hit My Home? Hour-By-Hour Wind Storm Forecast

The 60 mile per hour wind gusts due to slam the Bay Area overnight Tuesday could topple more trees, down power lines, and again plunge tens of thousands of people into darkness as wind shrieks through the trees around them.  And behind that comes a blast of Arctic air, plunging temperatures down to the mid 20s.

12/30/2014

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Is This Wind Storm A Real Threat?

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. Q: Is the wind really going to blow that hard today? A: Yes. In fact, PG&E has already offered a […]

12/30/2014

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High Wind Advisory With Gusts Up To 60 MPH In Effect For SF Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Tuesday for all coastal and valley locations of the San Francisco Bay Area as well as Santa Cruz County.

12/30/2014

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