UPDATE: According to SCE's outage map power has been restored to more than 8,400 of its customers. The company said that the power outage was caused by a transmission line issue. SCE said the outage started around 8:50 a.m. on Monday and power was restored by 10 a.m.
You can view the outage map here.
Southern California Edison has reported over 7,000 customers are without power throughout Kern County.
According to the company's outage map there are a total of 17 outages as of 8:45 a.m. Monday morning.
Edison said they have crews working to get power restored in impacted areas.
This is a developing story and we will update you as more information comes in.