Power has been restored to most customers after a tree caused an outage affecting 665 customers around Claremont Avenue, a PG&E spokesperson said.

The Berkeley Police Department issued a warning at 8:24 a.m. Saturday, alerting residents to avoid the area of Claremont Avenue between Avalon Avenue and Stonewall and Tanglewood roads because of multiple downed power lines due to severe weather.

At around 7:15 a.m., PG&E said 665 customers lost power in the Claremont area after a tree made “contact with an overhead line.” Power has been restored to 593 customers but it was unknown when it would be restored for the remaining 72 customers. 

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