CALIFORNIA- PG&E is warning it could shut power off to 30 counties including San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties this upcoming Wednesday October 9th due to a wildfire warning issued by the National Weather Service.
The full list of counties:
Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Mariposa, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tehama, Tuolumne, Yolo and Yuba.
STATEMENT RELEASED BY PG&E:
PG&E may proactively turn off power for safety
Weather conditions, including potential fire risk, have been forecast that may impact electric service to portions of our service area. If a decision is made to turn off power, we expect to start turning off power for safety as outlined below. If you live in these communities, PG&E will attempt to contact you via telephone, text and email.
Please check back for the latest information as the area and number of customers impacted are updated as weather conditions change.
Outages (weather event plus restoration time) could last longer than 48 hours. For planning purposes, PG&E suggests customers prepare for outages that could last several days.