3,000 in Bay Area still in dark as second storm of weekend arrives

PG&E restores power to 124,872 Bay Area customers since storms started Thursday night

About 3,100 electric customers were without power Saturday night as the second storm of the weekend passed through the Bay Area.

PG&E representatives said that as of 9 p.m. 1,934 South Bay customers were in the dark. About 700 East Bay customers were without power and 253 in San Francisco. About 200 residents and businesses were without power in the North


PG&E has restored power to 124,872 Bay Area customers since the storm started dropping rain on North Bay residents Thursday night.

Theere have been no reported power disruptions in the Tri-Valley, including in Pleasanton.

Precipitation started falling across the North Bay at around 9

p.m. Thursday and moved south into San Francisco and Oakland by late Friday morning

"It's definitely a potent storm for this early in October though it's not out of the ordinary," National Weather Service meteorologist Roger Gass said.

The rainy season in the Bay Area started Oct. 1.

In Pleasanton, residents can pickup free sandbags Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the operations services center at 3333 Busch Road. Residents must bring their own shovel.

Bay City News contributed to this report,


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Posted by Stella
a resident of Apperson Ridge
on Oct 13, 2016 at 6:10 pm

with this storm coming-if you are driving slow down and please turn on your headlights. (no I am not a cop)

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Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Oct 16, 2016 at 9:21 am

Michael Austin is a registered user.

There have been three power outages in my neighborhood.
Two Brief outages around 1800 Friday evening.
One thirty-minute outage this morning 0945 to 1015 hours.

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