More than 6,000 customers lost power in Atascadero Thursday afternoon.
The outage occurred around 1:20.
PG & E says it‘s affecting 6,300 customers, including people on both sides of highway 101, north of highway 41 and west of Atascadero avenue.
Most had their power back on by 7:00.
PG & E has not yet said what caused the outage.
The outage comes amid a week of statewide flex alerts.