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Storm pounds Northern California, thousands without power

Published:Thursday | December 11, 2014 | 12:52 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP):
Fifty-thousand utility customers are without power in San Francisco as a major storm pounds Northern California.

Pacific Gas and Electric spokesman Jeff Smith says this morning's outage involves a utility substation at the civic center.

The storm arrived overnight and dropped heavy rain north of San Francisco before spreading over the Bay Area.

It is expected to move throughout the state through the day.