LADWP Crews Restore Service to 35,500 Following Storm
Rain and Windstorm Outage Update (9:30 p.m.)
LOS ANGELES — As of 9:30 pm, LADWP has restored service to more than 35,500 of its 1.4 million electric customers who were without power as a result of the strong rain and wind storm moving through the Los Angeles area. Some 21,000 customers remain without power. Today’s rains and wind caused multiple outages as a result of downed power lines. Some of the most frequent causes of power outages during strong storms are severely dried out palm fronds, tree branches and other debris fall and make contact or sever power lines. LADWP crews are working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible and will work around the clock until all affected customers have their power restored.
The following communities have the most number of customers currently impacted:
LADWP urges all customers to use caution around downed or dangling power wires or poles. Always assume a downed line is still energized. Never touch one. Report any downed power lines immediately by calling the LADWP at 1-800-DIAL-DWP. If you or someone else is in danger, call 911.
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