Written by Rob Klindt
Heavy winds swept through much of the Bay Area late Sunday and early Monday morning, Oct. 27-28 causing minor damage and power outages, along with toppled trees in several cities.
In Redwood City, Pacific Gas & Electric reported that multiple electrical outages were affecting hundreds of customers early Monday.According to PG&E spokesman Jason King, a tree fell on a power line around 10:40 p.m. Sunday, causing an outage that affected 870 customers in Redwood City and Woodside. In addition, a day care center in Redwood City was without power and running on a generator Monday morning, King said.
By late Monday morning, there were still 478 customers without power near Alameda De Las Pulgas and Goodwin Avenue in Redwood City. PG&E estimated that those people would have their power back by 12:30 p.m.
PG&E customers can check for electrical outages by city, county or zip code by logging onto the PG&E Power Outage Map on the company’s webpage. The map is updated every 15 minutes.
High winds also swept through the Altamont Pass, and toppled trees in Antioch and San Francisco. No major injuries were reported.
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Partly cloudy skies and a slight chance of showers are possible in the Bay Area on Monday. High temperatures are likely to be in the 50s, with westerly winds up to 20 mph.
Mostly cloudy skies are expected this Monday evening, becoming partly cloudy later in the night. Low temperatures are likely to be in the upper 40s, with westerly winds around 20 mph.
Partly cloudy skies are likely Tuesday morning, becoming sunny later in the day. High temperatures are expected to be in the 50s to lower 60s, with Westerly winds up to 10 mph.
Bay City News, Inc. contributed to this report.