Power knocked out across Bay Area due to rain

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON/BCN) – Several PG&E power outages across the Bay Area are thousands of people.

There are reports of power being out in Vallejo, the Richmond-San Pablo area, and an outage affecting more than 5,000 customers in the Pleasanton area.

Multiple smaller outages have also been reported in Pleasanton Hill, San Jose, Daly City, San Francisco, Oakland, and other areas, according to PG&E.

Sunday’s wet weather caused thsee power problems, according to the Vallejo Fire Department.

“PG&E is on site at multiple locations in @CityofVallejo, however there is no estimate for when all outages will be fixed,” tweeted the Vallejo Fire Department at 7:36 p.m. Sunday.

The progress of the outages can be tracked here.

The PG&E website estimates the power will be out in the Pleasanton area until approximately 10:15 p.m. and it could be out longer in parts of Vallejo.

In Petaluma, police say a damaged power pole blocked Madison Street between Wilson and Lakeview streets and is also causing nearby power outages.

Additonally, Alameda County firefighters have been responding to electrical pole fires.

Authorities are asking for people to drive with caution. They also want to remind drivers to treat intersections where lights are out as if stop signs were present.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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