(UPDATE) Power Outage in Bayside

UPDATE, 10:15 a.m.: PG&E says:

PG&E crews are working safely and as quickly as possible to restore power to approximately 2,000 customers in Humboldt County. Crews are on site near Old Arcata Road where there is a wire down. They are determining what caused the wire to come down and the outage that started at about 9:10 am this morning.

There were initially 3600 customers impacted with addresses in Eureka, Arcata, Bayside and Kneeland.

This is the only outage impacting Humboldt County. Will have updates soon.

If you see low-hanging lines or wires down, please stay away, assume they are energized and call 911!


Power lines down near Jacoby Creek School have knocked out power to Bayside and the surrounding area. The Arcata Fire District is on scene and PG&E is en route, as per scanner traffic.

Updates from PG&E below.

Updates from PG&E

9:16 a.m.

StartedTuesday, March 5, 2019 @ 9:10 a.m.
Customers affected3,598
CauseUnknown - PG&E will be assessing the cause.
PG&E statusPG&E has assigned a crew to assess the outage.
Estimated time of restoralTuesday, March 5, 2019 @ 12:45 p.m.

9:21 a.m.

PG&E statusPG&E assessment crew is en route to the outage.
PG&E ETA9:47 a.m.

9:35 a.m.

CausePG&E is investigating the cause of your outage.
PG&E statusPG&E is assessing the cause at the outage location.

9:51 a.m.

Customers affected2,062

10 a.m.

CauseOur preliminary determination is that your outage was caused by an equipment issue.

10:10 a.m.

PG&E statusPG&E is sending a repair crew to the outage location.
Estimated time of restoralTuesday, March 5, 2019 @ 2 p.m.

10:25 a.m.

PG&E statusPG&E repair crew is en route to the outage location.
PG&E ETA11 a.m.

10:31 a.m.

10:55 a.m.

Customers affected1,936
PG&E statusPG&E repair crew is on-site working to restore power.

11:08 a.m.

12:20 p.m.

Customers affected1,649

12:32 p.m.

PG&E statusPower restored.

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