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Power restored for many Palmdale residents

July 17, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Southern California Edison has restored electrical power to most of the Palmdale area after Thursday's storm.During the worst of the outage, 2,778 customers were without power.

As of Saturday morning, nearly 900 customers are still without electrical service.

Most of those customers were located along Palmdale Boulevard between 50th and 70th streets.

Edison said lightning strikes from Thursday's storm toppled 20 power poles. The company also said around 150,000 customers throughout Southern California have lost power this week and some customers lost power during the hottest times of day.