UPDATE 3:24 p.m.
SMUD is now reporting 33 outages affecting 1,253 Customersas of 3:19 pm December 30.
UPDATE 2:50 p.m.
SMUD is reporting 29 outages affecting 12,779 customers as of 2:47 p.m. December 30. For more updates please visit: SMUD.org
There are approx. 6700 custs. out in the Folsom/Orangevale area. We're working to restore power asap. http://t.co/UCObDYV3hk for updates.— SMUD Updates (@SMUDUpdates) December 30, 2014
Approx. 5,600 customers are w/o power Downtown. We're working to restore power asap. Updates at http://t.co/UCObDYV3hk.— SMUD Updates (@SMUDUpdates) December 30, 2014
Strong winds in the Delta through this evening. Reports of downed trees on homes and vehicles in Vallejo, Fairfield and Vacaville. Stay Safe— NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) December 30, 2014
What To Do If The Power Goes Out
Check to see if the lights are out in neighboring homes. If they are, you're most likely a part of a larger power outage. If your block is without power, call SMUD's toll-free outage line at 1-888-456-SMUD (7683).
While waiting for electricity to be restored, turn off all electric appliances and switches, except the porch light or other light that SMUD crews can see from the street when power is back on.
Having just one light on lowers the initial demand for electricity and makes it easier for SMUD crews to restore electric service.
Listen to news reports to learn when the outage has been restored.
~Capital Public Radio Staff