PG&E is reporting more than 9,000 customers are without power in Chico.
The outages were reported around 4:26 p.m. in north and west Chico, according to PG&E.
The power is expected to be turned back on around 7:30 p.m. The cause of the power outage is unknown.
About 2,500 people residing in the area north of Vallombrossa Avenue experienced an outage at 4:32 p.m. Their power is excepted to be restored at 7:30 p.m.
Flooded streets have also been reported around Laxson Auditorium, First and Broadway streets, Fourth and Cherry streets, Ninth Street and The Esplanade.
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