As many as many as 5,500 PG&E customers had their power knocked out in Mountain View this afternoon, Nov. 11, a utility spokesman said.
The power outage was reported around 3 p.m. when a wire went down on the north side of Central Expressway near North Rengstorff Avenue, spokeswoman J.D. Guidi said.
At least 5,500 customers were initially affected. Around 4 p.m. all but 580 customers had power restored, Guidi said.
Power is expected to be restored to all but a handful of customers by 5:45 p.m., Guidi said.
Mountain View police said via Twitter that traffic lights were out because of the outage.