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Re: Verizon outage in Southern California?

  • From: Steve Sobol
  • Date: Tue Oct 18 16:00:39 2005

Olsen, Jason wrote:

Anyone have more information? It seems to have started around 02:30 local time this morning.
We lost connectivity (WAN/Internet/POTS) to our Long Beach site at
around 2:27 AM PDT today.  Several news agencies are reporting it on the
web (hooray, citing "mechanical glitches" or bad
Bad weather could definitely be a factor.

Southern Cali electric utilities are notoriously unreliable during bad weather, especially up in my neck of the woods. It's been raining pretty steadily here for the past two days; I drove 150 miles from Apple Valley to northeast San Diego this morning and it was even raining down here in SD -- may still be raining now, I just haven't looked outside. I even heard a radio report that a funnel cloud touched down in the foothills outside Los Angeles; I forget exactly where. (That doesn't happen very often around here.)

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