1:55 PM: A PG&E spokesperson says that most, but not all, of the customers who have lost power in today’s outage have had their services restored.

The outage, which began at 11:42 after a car hit a power pole at Leavenworth and Filbert, originally knocked out electricity to 6700 PG&E customers.

As of 2 PM, 233 are still without power, specifically those in areas between Jones to Kearney and Union to Chestnut.

PG&E does not have a definite time those remaining customers will have their power restored.

1:05 PM: According to PG&E spokesperson Andrew Souvall, the PG&E outage that began at 11:42 today left 6700 San Francisco PG&E customers without power, across Nob Hill, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill, and Pier 39.

3400 of those customers had their power restored by 12:35 PM.

Souvall says that he does not have an estimate on when the remaining 3300 powerless SF PG&E customers might be back in business.

The outage, Souvall says, was caused by a car that crashed into a power pole at Leavenworth and Filbert.

12:10 PM: Curbed SF editor Sally Kuchar lets us know that there’s a pretty significant power outage impacting customers in the Nob Hill/Tendernob area. “It looks like it’s ‘all the way’ down Hyde and Leavenworth” she says.

A look at PG&E’s outage map says that at 11:42 this morning, an “unknown” outage occurred, hitting at least 5000 PG&E customers.

We’ve called PG&E’s media relations line, and will update when we hear back.

Be careful out there, folks — Kuchar says traffic signals in the area are all out, so it’s slow and dangerous going.

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