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.
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.