PG&E Will Shut Off Power To 800,000 Customers Today

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. says due to heavy winds expected midweek, they could shutoff power to at least 34 counties, for up to 800,000 customers, throughout Northern California.

This is to reduce the chance at wildfires caused by power lines, that may fall in windy conditions. Wind gusts are expected to hit up to 40 mph on Wednesday.

34 counties that could be affected include, Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Kern, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tehama, Tuolumne, Trinity, Yolo and Yuba counties.

Several Schools Will Be Closed Due To PG&E Power Shutoffs on Wednesday - Thumbnail Image

Several Schools Will Be Closed Due To PG&E Power Shutoffs on Wednesday

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