The power outages began Sunday with as many as 125,000 people without power across Southern California. Approximately 55,000 of those in the dark were Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers and 70,000 were Southern California Edison customers.
As of midday Tuesday, approximately 1,600 LADWP customers were without power, and the utility said the communities most affected were Exposition Park and Larchmont. Approximately 5,000 SoCal Edison customers were also without power. The utility said it is prioritizing restoration to customers who have experienced the longest outages.
Outage update: 1,600 customers total. Crews are working on those now. Our crews have restored 100K since the storm. https://t.co/Yr9oBWjZ9Z— LADWP (@LADWP) February 2, 2016
Meanwhile, the Southland is in the middle of a cold snap, with temperatures dipping to near freezing in some regions.
A frost advisory is in effect for the San Fernando Valley, San Luis Obispo County central coast, Santa Barbara County central coast, Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area and Ventura County coastal and interior valleys. The advisory is expected to last through Tuesday morning.
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