Latest storm leads to power outages across Tri-Valley | News

DPD warned motorists to be cautious during wet conditions and power outages that affect traffic lights, and to treat junctions as four-way stop signs when the lights are off.

Officials from the city of Danville announced the cancellation of the city program, including the scheduled planning commission meeting, in a Facebook post at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday night, citing the ongoing power outages and high winds.

While they were spared significant power outages, Dublin and San Ramon, along with the rest of the Tri-Valley, were affected by downed trees and downed power lines. Firefighters from the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District responded to incidents in San Ramon and Danville throughout the day, as did the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department. As of 2:25 p.m., a portion of Block 2200 of the Camino Ramon in San Ramon was reopened after an earlier closure to remove a large fallen tree.

San Ramon drivers were hit with a road closure in the 2200 block of Caminor Ramon on Tuesday afternoon as crews worked to clear one of the numerous fallen trees across the Tri-Valley. (Image courtesy of the San Ramon Police Department)

“Overall there were just a lot of fallen trees on buildings and trees on some power lines,” said SRVBPD spokesman Ryan Mahoney.

A National Weather Service (NWS) flood watch is in effect until 4am Wednesday, with a strong wind warning until 11pm tonight.

Winds at Livermore Municipal Airport were reported at 28mph as of 3:41pm, with the NWS warning that gusts could reach up to 47mph throughout the afternoon.

With ongoing warnings, officials across the region are urging residents to report downed trees and downed power lines to proper authorities and to remain vigilant as the storm continues into the evening. For down power lines, PG&E asks residents to call 911 before reporting to PG&E at 1-800-743-5000.

The Pleasanton Police Department warned residents to keep an eye out for danger during Tuesday’s storm, as downed trees were reported throughout the day. (Image courtesy of Pleasanton Police Department)

For fallen trees that do not affect power lines, residents are asked to report this to their local authorities. In Pleasanton, this is the Operation Services Division [email protected] The Livermore Police Department’s non-emergency number at (925) 371-4987 takes calls about felled trees, as does the Dublin Police Department at 925-462-1212.

This is an evolving story. Check for updates again.


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