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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Latest storm brings numerous power outages Featured

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The latest storm hitting northern California caused numerous power outages in Humboldt and adjacent counties. Strong winds and rain compounded to bring limbs and trees down on power lines causing outages ranging from Trinidad to Willits.

In the KMUD News Facebook Group a post by KMUD News Coordinator, Terri Klemetson,reported that as of 2 pm, Dec. 20, 2012, PG&E indicated that, "We have reduced the number of customers effected by outages in Eureka, Arcata, Fort Bragg, Kneeland, McKinnelyville and Trinidad as we work on making repairs to our facilities."

As of around that time the following outages, and number of customers affected, were listed by PG&E as follows:

ANNAPOLIS 164
ARCATA 340
BAYSIDE 13
BLUE LAKE 27
BURNT RANCH 1
ELK 1
EUREKA 405
FERNDALE 10
FIELDBROOK 8
FORT BRAGG 82
GARBERVILLE 1
GUALALA 54
KNEELAND 134
MANILA 1
MCKINLEYVILLE 107
ORLEANS 3
PETROLIA 2
TRINIDAD 13
WILLITS 124
Total Customers-1490; Outages-42
Click here for a PG&E power outage map.

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