Ventura County

Thousands Without Power as Storm Downs Trees, Power Lines

As strong winds and drenching rain moved slammed into Southern California, thousands of people lost power as downed trees and debris took down power lines.

About 61,000 people are currently without electricity in LA, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

Neighborhoods affected include:

  • Hyde Park – 3,300 customers
  • Del Rey - 8,000 customers
  • Green Meadows - 6,400 customers
  • Canoga Park – 3,055 customers
  • Larchmont – 3,200 customers
  • Mid-Wilshire – 1,600 customers
  • Van Nuys – 2,000 customers
  • Sherman Oaks – 3,300 customers

The totals were reported at 4 p.m. There was no current estimated time of restoration for the outages.

The agency urged customers to remember to avoid downed power lines and poles.

For the latest updates on current outages, visit the site here.

Southern California Edison also reported outages to about 67,000 customers as of 9 p.m., including:

  • Oxnard -- 1,103 customers
  • Unincorporated Ventura County -- 639 customers
  • Thousand Oaks -- 703 customers
  • A power blackout in Orange with the boundaries "East of Tustin, West of Camden, South of Nohl Rnach and North of Santiago Boulevard."

Edison customers can get latest updates and details here.

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