SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Tens of thousands of residents across Northern California are reporting power outages as a major winter storm bears down.
More than 76,000 SMUD customers around the Sacramento metro area are without power. The largest outages in the areas near Arden and Carmichael.
Outages around Sacramento have grown consistently since 6 p.m.
From PG&E, customers thousands of customers across the area are reporting outages. The largest areas impacted, showing up in orange (between 500 and 4,999 customers) are in Woodland, Stockton, Yuba City, Live Oak, Grizzly Flats, Olive Hurst, and West Sacramento.
Several smaller outages are dotted all over the map.
A high wind warning is in effect for the valley and lower foothills through 12 p.m. Wednesday. The Sacramento Valley could get around two inches of rain and the foothills could see 3-5 inches of rain by the end of the week.
Blizzard and winter storm warnings are in effect for the Sierra with 1-8 feet of snow possible by Friday.