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Potential PG&E power shutoff may impact nearly 54,000 customers Wednesday evening

PG&E has begun its one-day advance notifications for a public safety power shutoff (PSPS).

Posted: Oct 20, 2020 3:17 PM
Updated: Oct 21, 2020 8:21 AM

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – PG&E has begun its one-day advance notifications for a public safety power shutoff (PSPS).

The utility company said it is continuing to monitor a potentially strong and dry wind event forecasted to start Wednesday evening.

RELATED: What you need to know about a PG&E shutoff

The potential power shutoff starting Wednesday evening could impact nearly 54,000 customers in portions of 19 counties. This includes Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Humboldt, Lassen, Plumas, Shasta, Tehama, Trinity, and Yuba.

According to PG&E, over 11,000 customers in Butte County could be impacted and more than 22,000 customers in Shasta County.

Two tribal communities could also be impacted; the Cortina Rancheria Tribal community and the Grindstone Rancheria Tribal community.

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We were frying on Friday around northern California and the extreme heat will continue through Father's Day. Please stay cool in this hot weather and be cautious due to our increased fire danger through the weekend.
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