Power Outage Affects Thousand’s Of Humboldt County Residents

Humboldt County (KIEM)– Thousands of Humboldt County residents woke up in the dark.

Around 5:30 Friday morning, transmission lines that bring power to the North Coast were damaged causing power to go out for sixty-seven-thousand residents.

According to PG&E, as of 4:30 Friday evening, fewer than four-thousand customers in Humboldt remain without power.

The large amount of snow has made it difficult for crews who are using Sno-Cats to reach equipment in need of repair in difficult access locations. The utility company will continuing working throughout the evening until power is fully restored.

To stay up to date with the latest information on power outages, you can check PG&E’s outage page on their website.