Thousands in Templeton, Paso Robles, and Atascadero remained without power overnight

At 9:30 p.m., PG&E reported power outages around the east side of North SLO County and into Adelaida with 18753 with no report yet of a cause.

As PG&E worked to restore power and identify the cause of the outage, early estimates for restoration were extended from 1 a.m. to 2:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Crews worked overnight to restore the outage caused by a failed transformer in Templeton. Power was reported fully restored at 6:58 a.m.


Updated 10:50 p.m.: PG&E is on the scene of the outage source investigating.


Updated 11:42 p.m.: Reduction in outages leaves 15,682 remaining without power.

Updated 11:45 p.m.: Reduction in outages leaves 14,048 remaining without power.

Updated 11:57 p.m.: Reduction in outages leaves 13,077 remaining without power.

Updated 12:15 p.m.: Reduction in outages leaves 11,567 remaining without power.

Updated 12:50 p.m.: Reduction in outages leaves 11,069 remaining without power. Restoration estimate extends to 2:45 a.m.

Updated 6:58 a.m.: PG&E announced restoration of power. A failed transformer in Templeton caused the large outage.

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Original Electric Outage Details:

  • START TIME: FEB 1, 9:28 PM
  • CAUSE: Unknown – PG&E will be assessing the cause.
  • STATUS: PG&E has assigned a crew to assess the outage.
  • LAST UPDATED: FEB 1, 10:01 PM

Reports from northeast Atascadero to 41 East confirm widespread outages, with west side Atascadero reporting power unaffected.

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