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Butte County removed from PG&E's list for possible power outages

The number of PG&E customers who may experience public safety power outages (PSPS) on Monday has been reduced to 7,100 in ten counties. Butte Co. is no longer on that list.

Posted: Sep 18, 2021 8:02 PM
Updated: Sep 20, 2021 12:10 PM

Updated 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 - PG&E has reduced the number of counties and people that will possibly experience a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) on Monday. Butte County is no longer on the list. The shutoff will begin on Monday at 5 a.m. said officials from the utility company.

The potential shutoff is expected to affect approximately 7,100 customers in these counties:

• Colusa County: 568 customers, 36 Medical Baseline customers
• Glenn County: 376 customers, 21 Medical Baseline customers
• Kern County: 845 customers, 40 Medical Baseline customers
• Lake County: 51 customers, 3 Medical Baseline customers
• Napa County: 1,225 customers, 66 Medical Baseline customers
• Santa Barbara County: 19 customers, 1 Medical Baseline customers
• Shasta County: 1,848 customers, 149 Medical Baseline customers
• Solano County: 802 customers, 56 Medical Baseline customers
• Tehama County: 1,370 customers, 133 Medical Baseline customers
• Yolo County: 20 customers, 0 Medical Baseline customers

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CALIFORNIA - Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) may be turning off power to customers in 13 counties due to a dry offshore wind event expected on Monday. This outage is being initiated to protect communities and regions from potential wildfires.

Officials said on Saturday that even with some expected rainfall, the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) may still occur. Their meteorologists are monitoring conditions, and two-day notices have been sent to their customers that might be impacted.

A website is provided for people to check to see if their address or nearby areas are on the shutoff list. Click here to get more details.

Potentially affected customers by county are as follows:

  • Butte County - 2,735 customers; 248 Medical Baseline customers
  • Colusa County - 567 customers; 36 Medical Baseline customers
  • Glenn County - 376 customers; 21 Medical Baseline customers
  • Shasta County - 3,166 customers; 294 Medical Baseline customers
  • Tehama County - 2,270 customers; 177 Medical Baseline customers
  • Yolo County -20 customers; 0 Medical Baseline customers
  • Lake County - 756 customers; 65 Medical Baseline customers
  • Mendocino County - 13 customers; 4 Medical Baseline customers
  • Napa County - 1,584 customers; 70 Medical Baseline customers
  • Sonoma County - 1,241 customers; 47 Medical Baseline customers
  • Solano County - 802 customers; 56 Medical Baseline customers
  • Kern County - 674 customers; 35 Medical Baseline customers
  • Santa Barbara County - 19 customers; 1 Medical Baseline customer

P&GE's emergency website is now available in 16 languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, Russian, Vietnamese, Korean, Farsi, Arabic, Hmong, Khmer, Punjabi, Japanese, Thai, Portuguese, and Hindi.

Click here to find more information. A pull-down menu on the right-hand side of the computer screen can be used to change languages.

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