SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is notified. nearly 30,000 customers, including some in the Bay Area, because forecasters said another wind event could prompt a further round of Public Safety Power Shutoffs starting Thursday.
The utility began notifying 29,000 customers in 19 provinces and four tribes because a weather system could bring dry coastal winds to parts of Northern and Central California.
PG&E said Bay Area customers that could be affected by the latest PSPS include 293 in Contra Costa County, 1,774 in Lake County, 3,750 in Napa County, 1,591 customers in Solano County and 1,481 customers in Sonoma County.
In the two days until the possible wind event, officials stressed that conditions could change temporarily.
“PG&E’s internal meteorologists, as well as the Wildfire Safety Operations Center and Emergency Operations Center, continue to closely monitor conditions,” the utility said.
The notifications came as the utility was in the process of restoring power to 24,000 customers following an event on the air earlier this week. Customers said all customers affected by the first PSPS should have electricity by Tuesday night.
Customers can search for affected locations by visiting pge.com/pspsupddd.