Thousands of SMUD customers without power amid storm

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Latest on the SMUD power outages:

11:00 p.m.

Nearly 3,000 Sacramento County customers still have not had their power restored, with SMUD reporting 45 active outages.

9:15 p.m.

SMUD crews have been restoring power to people throughout Sacramento County, where customers from South Sacramento to Citrus Heights still do not have power. There are 6,700 customers in the dark.

8:35 p.m.

Nearly 18,500 customers are without power after outage numbers fluctuated throughout the night. Now, more than 12,600 Arden-Arcade customers have lost power again, with SMUD reporting the most recent power outage in the area at 8:22 p.m.

7:35 p.m.

SMUD’s site shows 17,260 customers without power. Nearly 5,500 customers north of Herald and more than 5,500 customers in South Sacramento are in the dark.

7:15 p.m.

A little more than 23,400 SMUD customers are still in the dark.

The majority of people in the Arden-Arcade area have had their power restored but nearly 3,000 customers still do not have power.

More than 5,000 SMUD customers in South Sacramento are also without power.

Previous report:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — More than 33,000 Sacramento Municipal Utility District customers are without power.

At one point, SMUD was monitoring 58 power outages throughout Sacramento County.

That number included more than 12,000 customers in the Arden-Arcade area who lost power around 5:33 p.m.

Another 11,455 customers north of Herald lost power just before 7 p.m. SMUD said it expects customers in south Sacramento County to get their power back by around 9:05 p.m.

SMUD has not said what caused the power outages but pounding rain and strong winds started hitting the region Tuesday afternoon.

Earlier Monday evening, officials at Travis Air Force Base said power had gone out, leading to the temporary closure of the base’s north gate.

This story is developing.

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