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Thousands without power in Sierra as region is battered by winter storm

It's not clear when power will be restored to the various areas.

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. — Thousands of people are without power in the Sierra as a winter storm ravages the area.

PG&E's outage maps has thousands of customers without power in the Placerville, Somerset, Camino and Pollock Pines areas of El Dorado County.

An outage of more than 4,000 customers is also impacting the area around Garden Valley.

According to PG&E, the outages were caused by weather. Some of the more recent ones in the Placerville area began around 9 p.m. However, others began earlier around 8 p.m. and 6 p.m.

It's not clear when power will be restored.


For outage map updates, view PG&E's outage map below.


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