Update: Power Being Restored Across Mother Lode
Update at 3:45pm: Just under 400 customers remain without power in the area of Mi Wuk Village and Sugar Pine, according to PG&E. It still remains unclear when the remaining customers will be restored. The outage was caused by trees coming into contact with power lines. At one point there were over 3,700 without power in that area.
There are still 2,585 customers remaining without power in Amador County. Crews are working to make repairs to power lines near Pioneer and hope to have those remaining customers restored by 8pm. Around 60 customers are without power near West Point. There are also a handful of customers without electricity in Sonora and Cedar Ridge.
To report an outage, or seek information about a specific neighborhood, you can call 1-800-PGE-5000.
Update at 2:10pm: Some of the PG&E customers that went without power earlier today have been restored, while others remain in the dark. The company reports that 2,244 customers in the vicinity of Sugar Pine, Mi Wuk Village, Sierra Village and Long Barn remain without power. The outage was caused by tree branches coming into contact with a power line. Customers closer to Twain Harte have been restored. It is unclear when the remaining customers will have electricity.
There is also a widespread outage still impacting around 4000 customers in Amador County and around 700 near West Point. Downed power lines and an equipment failure are being blamed for the customers without power. It is unknown when those customers will be restored.
Update at 11:15am: There are multiple power outages spread across the Mother Lode today. PG&E reports that 3,742 customers are without power in the area of Mi Wuk Village, Long Barn, Sugar Pine, Confidence, Sherwood Forest and parts of Twain Harte. PG&E is assessing the cause and it is not immediately clear when there will be full restoration.
114 customers are still without power in the Bucks Meadows region. Full restoration is anticipated by around 1:50pm. Around 1,100 customers are without power in the West Point area, and it is unclear when the power will be restored. In Amador County, nearly 6,000 customers are still without electricity, and it remains unclear when there will be full restoration. There are also smaller outages impacting just a handful of people in Sonora, Columbia and Angels Camp. To report an outage, or seek information about a specific neighborhood, you can call 1-800-PGE-5000. For the latest on the weather conditions, click here.
Original story posted at 8:05am: West Point, CA — There are multiple power outages this morning in the region as the storm system passes through.
PG&E reports that 6,007 customers are without power in Amador County due to an outage centered in the community of Pine Grove. The cause is still being investigated and its not clear when those customers will be restored.
In Calaveras County there is an outage covering the communities of Wilseyville, Railroad Flat and West Point impacting 2,611 customers. It is unclear when power will be restored. There is a smaller outage near the community of Bummerville impacting 59 customers. A broken power pole was located and a PG&E crew is currently making repairs.
In Tuolumne County, there is an outage impacting 158 customers centered near Buck Meadows. PG&E hopes to have the power back on there by around 8:45am.
To report an outage, or to try to receive information about a specific neighborhood, you can call 1-800-PGE-5000.