DANVILLE, CA — 2,544 PG&E customers in Danville are without power Tuesday morning, according to the company’s outage map, as of 1:11 p.m. The number is down from 4,362 customers, which was reported just after noon Tuesday.
The outage stretches from Rudgear Road near the Shell Ridge Recreation Area and stretches south along the neighborhoods on either side of I-680 to the intersection of Camino Tassajara and Crow Canyon Road. Bypass Switch
The outage was first announced at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, and no estimated restoration time is given. PG&E its preliminary determination is that the outage is caused by the weather. Winds in Danville are currently blowing at 13 mph, but could gust up to 32 mph, according to Accuweather.
Downed power lines and trees have also been reported, according to the Danville Police Department. Drivers are advised to treat broken signal intersections as a four-way stop sign.
Green Valley Road is closed at Cameo Drive due to downed power lines as of 3:26 p.m. Tuesday. PG&E is on the scene. The Cameo neighborhood can be accessed through Verde Mesa Drive. Delays are expected for at least two hours.
The outage is one of several across the Bay Area Tuesday. PG&E crews are responding to 155,393 power outages as of 12:40 p.m., according to the Bay Area News Group.
The Danville outage is the largest in the East Bay as of noon Tuesday. In the Tri-Valley, smaller outages affecting fewer than 10 customers were scattered throughout San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore.
For more information, see PG&E’s outage map. PG&E also provides outage alerts via text, email or phone. See here to sign up. Call 1-800-743-5000 to speak to a customer service representative.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has provided a number of tips to keep safe before, during and after a power outage:
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