Widespread outages impacting thousands throughout Bakersfield

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UPDATE: As of 11:13 a.m., outages were affecting 6,100 customers in Bakersfield.

Also, Kern County Superior Court’s Metro Traffic Division is without power. Morning traffic cases scheduled in Bakersfield are expected to resume at 1:30 p.m.

That particular outage is impacting 1,184 customers and was apparently caused by a downed power line. It’s impacting customers from Buck Owens Boulevard at Highway 178 stretching north nearly to Norris Road.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Wednesday’s gusty winds are believed to be behind widespread power outages throughout the city impacting more than 8,000 PG&E customers.

The largest outage, impacting 1,349 customers, was reported in the area of Stockdale Highway north to Truxtun Avenue, east to New Stine Road, south to Ellis Avenue and west to near North El Rio Drive.

The second largest outage was affecting 1,328 customers, according to PG&E’s outage map. It occurred in the area of Chester Avenue north to West Columbus Street, east to San Dimas Street, south to Garces Circle and west to Golden State Avenue.

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