Update as of 6:30 PM – City has been contacted by SDG&E that a 500kv line into California is out. SDG&E crews have been mobilized to fix the problem. It is estimated that power will be available in some areas by morning.
Update as of 5 PM – Much of South County and San Diego County are currently experiencing a power outage. The city has been in contact with SDG&E and has been informed that SDG&E is experiencing a power outage for the majority of their service area including Mission Viejo. SDG&E has informed the city that it’s unknown what is causing the outage and when restorations will occur. Preliminary estimates given the city are that it could be as much as 5 hours before power is restored. For up-to-date information, please visit http://www.sdge.com/outages.
The City has also contacted SCE and they have indicated that their systems have not been impacted at this time. Periodic web updates will be provided at http://cityofmissionviejo.org as more information becomes available from SDG&E.