More than 155,000 PG&E customers in the Bay Area were without power by early Tuesday afternoon as an atmospheric river continued to lash the region with strong winds and rain.
The South Bay had 59,748 without power as of 12:30 p.m. and the East Bay had 56,931, according to PG&E spokesperson Megan McFarland.
There were 26,254 without power on the Peninsula, 10,349 in the North Bay and 2,111 in San Francisco, PG&E spokesperson Megan McFarland said.
"The storm is hitting PG&E's service area hard," McFarland said in the latest update.
PG&E officials reiterated a warning to never touch downed wires, and assume that downed power lines are energized and extremely dangerous.
Report downed power lines immediately by calling 911 and by calling PG&E at 1-800-743-5002.
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