SACRAMENTO — SMUD reports more than 3,700 people in midtown Sacramento were without power in the midst of a heat advisory.
The outage started at 3:48 p.m. and affected 3,713 SMUD customers, who suddenly had to experience one of the hottest parts of the day without air conditioning or fans. Saturday was expected to reach a high of 102 degrees by the afternoon.
Power was restored around 4:58 p.m.
SMUD says problems with an underground cable caused the outage.