More than 12,000 customers are without power in the Bay Area due to weather

(KRON) — Weather conditions in the Bay Area has sparked power outages leaving up to 23,000 customers without power, Friday morning.

According to PG&E officials, 12,652 customers have been impacted by the first wave of rainfall. This is just one out of the three days the Bay Area will struck by rain.

KRON4’s meteorologist Dave Spahr said certain parts of the Bay Area should see up to an inch of rain, even up to an inch and a half by the time the weekend is over.

PG&E crews are continuing to work on restoring power to those affected by the storm.

Below are the numbers of residents currently without power.

  • San Francisco — 83 customers
  • Peninsula — 264 customers
  • North Bay — 4,365 customers
  • East Bay — 7,925 customers
  • South Bay — 15 customers
  • Total Bay Area — 12,652 customers

PG&E crews advised all residents to stay away from power lines, and to notify crews immediately if one is spotted.

People are advised to avoid using candles, as this poses a threat to residential fires.

If power goes out it is best to unplug all appliances in an effort to avoid overloading circuits.

Crews have not given an estimated time as to when all power is restored.


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