Update, 8:30 p.m. Just 315 PG&E customers in Berkeley are still without power, according to the outage map.
Update, 6:30 p.m. Power has been restored to many Berkeley customers, but roughly 1,700 are still in the dark, according to the PG&E outage map.
Update, 6 p.m. PG&E is now reporting that nearly 4,600 Berkeley customers are without power due to a large outage affecting Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
In total, some 7,700 PG&E customers, nearly half of them in Contra Costa County, had lost power due to that single outage.
The Scanner is keeping an eye on this developing situation.
Original story: Stormy weather knocked out power to nearly 1,500 PG&E customers in Berkeley on Sunday evening, with downed trees and power lines reported around the city.
As of 5 p.m., 1,467 customers were without power, according to PG&E's outage map.
The main outage seemed to be concentrated in central Berkeley, with a smaller outage in the southeast corner of the city.
The 2400 block of Stuart Street saw several weather-related hazards, with a house fire, a fallen tree and power lines down as well.
Berkeley Fire crews were stretched thin and called in help from Albany, Oakland, El Cerrito and other agencies as reports stacked up during the height of the storm.
As of 5:20 p.m., reports of hazardous conditions in the city seemed to be dwindling.
The Scanner posted updates on X (formerly Twitter) as they came in.