LOS GATOS, Calif. — A wind storm has knocked down trees and power lines in parts of the San Francisco Bay Area.

The San Jose Mercury reported (http://bayareane.ws/2fcNCeD ) that thousands of people in Santa Clara County were still without power on Monday morning following the overnight storm.

National Weather Service meteorologist Carolina Walbrun tells the newspaper wind gusts of up to 54 miles per hour were reported in nearby Monterey County around 2 a.m. The storm also produced thunderstorms in Monterey and San Benito counties.

The winds moved north through the San Jose area.


Information from: San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News, http://www.mercurynews.com

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