Edison: County residents without power less than 1,000

RIVERSIDE – Just under 1,000 Southern California Edison customers remained without power this afternoon in Riverside County.

According to SCE, electricity had been restored to roughly 500 customers since 8 a.m.

Outages were ongoing in areas of Hemet, Homeland, Idyllwild, Moreno Valley and Sage. According to SCE, wind-related damage to transmission lines was responsible for most of the power disruptions, which began Wednesday.

“SCE personnel, including restoration and repair crews, are responding to outages, with a priority of restoring service to the most heavily impacted customers that have been without power the longest,” said Steve Conroy, SCE director of corporate communications.

Power was expected to be fully restored to all affected customers by tonight, according to SCE.

SCE customers can report outages and seek updates by calling (800) 611- 1911.

1,467 Southern California Edison customers without power in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE – The number of Southern California Edison customers still without power in Riverside County stood at 1,467 this morning, down from around 1,800 Wednesday night, SCE executives said. About half of the SCE outages in Riverside County are in unincorporated areas, the utility reported.

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