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People in the North State are preparing for yet another round of PG&E blackouts.

Posted: Nov 18, 2019 10:27 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. -- People in the North State are preparing for yet another round of PG&E blackouts.

PG&E says 303,000 people in 25 counties will be impacted.

"Just being in the dark and not having your alarm clock working in the morning and stuff like that to make it work and there's a lot of things you kind of have to adjust yourself to," said Lee Jones, a PG&E customer who lives in Concow. 

"It's probably a good thing, but I'm sure it's an inconvenience for everybody as far as it goes," Jones said.

"I don't mind the power shutoffs, I don't mind them at all," said Nicole Morris, a PG&E customer who lives in Oroville.

But still, Morris, says there are people left without solutions.

"There's no system in place for the people who are scared alone, disabled in their homes," Morris said.

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The final Friday of November was a beautiful one for northern California with plentiful sunshine, warmer than average temperatures and weaker wind. We can expect plenty of sunshine and continued mild weather this weekend.
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