Nearly 20K SMUD customers lose power in South Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Nearly 20,000 Sacramento Municipal Utility District customers lost power Tuesday in a South Sacramento neighborhood.

SMUD’s outage map showed over 19,300 of its customers near Interstate 5 and the Pocket neighborhood lost power around 12:05 p.m. By 12:30 p.m., nearly 8,000 customers were still without power.

The utility estimates power should be restored by 1:10 p.m.

The National Weather Service expected wind gusts of 25 to 30 mph in Sacramento through Tuesday afternoon. SMUD has not said what caused the outage, but the National Weather Service warned Sacramento residents of wind gusts of 25 to 30 mph through Tuesday afternoon.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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