PSPS update: PG&E warns about 29,000 customers in Northern, Central California of possible cessation plans

SAN FRANCISCO – PG&E announced Tuesday that it is sending out advance notices to about 29,000 customers in parts of 19 provinces in Northern and Central California that they could turn off their power from early Thursday to reduce the risk. of fires originating on utility power lines amid dry and windy conditions.

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PG&E previously shut off power Monday to nearly 24,000 customers in parts of 23 provinces under similar conditions and is still working to restore power to all customers by Tuesday night.

The actions, called by PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs, are one of the utility’s efforts to limit fires and implement based on a combination of factors, including low humidity, high winds, dry vegetation and observations. real-time from PG&E personnel around its service area

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Here is a list of counties that may be affected from PG&E:

The shutoff is expected to affect approximately 29,000 customers in these counties:

Butte: 2,163 customers, 176 Medical Baseline customers
Colusa: 553 customers, 38 Medical Baseline customers
Against the Coast: 293 customers, 22 Medical Baseline customers
Glenn: 377 customers, 22 Medical Baseline customers
Kern: 651 customers, 34 Medical Baseline customers
Lake: 1,774 customers, 116 Medical Baseline customers
Napa: 3,750 customers, 157 Medical Baseline customers
Pensa: 646 customers, 22 Medical Baseline customers
San Luis Bishop: 1,488 customers, 39 Medical Baseline customers
Santa Barbara: 209 customers, 7 Medical Baseline customers
Shasta: 7,962 customers, 685 Medical Baseline customers
Sierra County: 976 customers, 31 Medical Baseline customers
Solano: 1,591 customers, 123 Medical Baseline customers
Sonoma: 1,481 customers, 52 Medical Baseline customers
Stanislaus: 30 customers, 0 Medical Baseline customers
Tehama: 1986 customers, 161 Medical Baseline customers
Yolo: 405 customers, 13 Medical Baseline customers
Yuba County: 2523 customers, 229 Medical Baseline customers
Potentially affected tribal areas:

Grindstone Rancheria
Mooretown Rancheria
Pit River Tribes

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
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