Thousands Without Power in Shasta County Due to Snow

Redding Electric Utility says there are approximately 22,500 customers without power in Shasta County as of 7:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Posted: Feb 13, 2019 2:39 AM
Updated: Feb 13, 2019 7:03 AM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. -

Redding Electric Utility says there are approximately 22,500 customers without power in Shasta County as of 7:00 a.m. Wednesday. 

PG&E says the largest concentration of customers without power is in Redding, Anderson and Big Bend. According to Redding Electric multiple lines are down due to the snow, and a power plant has a tripped off line. The outages started at around 11 p.m. Tuesday to 1:30 a.m Wednesday. Due to the amount of small and larger outages, PG&E says it could not give an estimated time that power could be restored to these ares. PG&E says there are crews on scene working to restore power. 

Redding Electric says that they are also working hard to remove fallen trees and make repairs.

They do not yet know when power will be restored. 

This is a developing story. check back for details. 

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