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Strong Winds Cause Power Outages Across SoCal, Over 70,000 Residents Impacted

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Over 70,000 Southern California residents have been impacted by the high-powered winds moving through the region on Saturday, as a number of power outages have been reported in several counties.

Claremont power outage

Service interruptions have affected Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura Counties thus far as the Santa Ana winds continue to rip across the Southland, causing people all over the region to go without power for considerable amounts of time at some point on Saturday

As of 9:45 p.m., 83 outages inLos Angeles County affected 26,793 residents.

Other Southern California Edison customers have experienced service interruption as well, including 13,122 in San Bernardino County, 42 in Riverside County, 7 in Ventura County and 361 in Orange County.

In the event of a power outage in your community, Southern California Edison offers Customer Resiliency Kits, which include: PSPS information, light snacks, water, small resiliency devices, and personal protective equipment.

The Southern California Edison website indicates that in the coming hours, nearly 80,000 residents may be impacted by 1,755 planned outages throughout the state.

For up-to-the-minute updates, areas affected by power outages can be viewed via SoCal Edison's website.

This is a developing story. Check back for details. 


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