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Outages, road closures persist in SLO County on Monday

PG&E crews work on a fallen tree on San Jacinto Avenue between Fresno and Olmeda avenues in Atascadero on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Power went out in that area about 7:45 a.m. Sunday and had not been restored by 5:30 p.m.
PG&E crews work on a fallen tree on San Jacinto Avenue between Fresno and Olmeda avenues in Atascadero on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Power went out in that area about 7:45 a.m. Sunday and had not been restored by 5:30 p.m. banderson@thetribunenews.com

This story was updated at 5:10 p.m.

Power outages throughout SLO County on Sunday caused thousands to lose power. On Monday morning, about 900 people were still without power throughout the county, though that number decreased substantially by late afternoon.

Here are SLO County outages as of 5:10 p.m.:

Grover Beach

▪ 57 people in the area of Highland Way and 4th Street do not have power because of a broken power pole. The outage was reported at 6:23 p.m. Sunday and is expected to be fixed by 8 p.m.

Nipomo

▪ 16 people are still without power in the area of Dana Foothill Road and Rancho Road. The outage was reported at 8:20 a.m. Sunday and PG&E predicts power will be back by 3 p.m. The outage was caused by a broken power pole.

Arroyo Grande

▪ 14 people in the area of Zenon Way north of Willow Road are without power due to a downed power line. The outage was reported at 8:08 a.m. Sunday and is expected to be fixed by 7 p.m.

▪ 50 people near Halcyon Road and Calle de los Suei haven’t had power since 8:19 a.m. Sunday because of downed power lines. Power is projected to be back by 7 p.m.

Additionally, there are more than 2,000 customers without Charter Communications services in SLO County. It is currently unclear when those outages started or when services will be restored, according to Charter spokesman Bret Picciolo. Here are the numbers of people affected, by city:

Arroyo Grande: 835

Atascadero: 341

Avila Beach: 360

Grover Beach: 483

Morro Bay: 448

Nipomo: 16

Paso Robles: 175

Here are county road closures as of 5:10 p.m.:

▪ El Pomar Drive between Moss Lane and Vaquero Drive due to mudslide. Road is expected to be closed all day.

▪ Willow Road between Highway 1 and Guadalupe Road, due to downed trees and power lines. Crews are working to reopen Willow by the end of the day.

▪ Cypress Mountain Drive between Klau Mine Road and Santa Rosa Creek Road due to culvert wash out.

▪ North River Road at the Estrella River crossing. Road closed due to flooding.

▪ Airport Road at Estrella River crossing. Road closed due to flooding.

▪ Vineyard Drive between Winery Road and Bethel Road due to flooding and mud.

▪ Salinas Avenue between Eddy Street and Hawley Street. Road closed due to flooding.

▪ Santa Rosa Creek Road is closed about 4.9 miles east of Cambria due to creek damage from Jan. 9.

▪ Old Oak Park Road. Road is closed due to creek damage from Jan. 9.

▪ Cholame Valley Road north of Highway 46 to the Monterey County line is closed due to flooding.

▪ Santa Barbara Road is closed from three-quarters of a mile east of Viejo Camino to a half-mile north of Santa Clara Road. The road is closed due to flooding.

▪ Santa Rita Road 4.1 miles southwest of Bethel Road is closed due to flooding.

Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF

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