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Pacific Gas and Electric Company confirmed on Sunday it will conduct power shutoffs Monday and Tuesday, affecting as many as 25,000 customers, as the region experiences elevated risk of wildfires.
PG&E said portions of 20 counties will be affected. The shutoffs are expected to begin around 4 a.m. Monday.
PG&E provided the following timetable for the shutoffs:
|4 a.m.||Colusa, Glenn, Tehama, Butte, Plumas, Grindstone Rancheria, Mooretown Rancheria|
|5 a.m.||Tehama, Yolo, Napa, Solano|
|5:30*a.m.||**Yolo, Colusa, Contra Costa, Alameda, Stanislaus, San Benito, Kern, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, *Fresno, Cortina Rancheria|
|6 a.m.||Yolo, Shasta, Tehama, Napa, Sonoma, Lake, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Middletown *Rancheria|
|6 p.m.||San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara|
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Original story below:
(KTXL) — Pacific Gas & Electric warned on Friday of the potential for a power safety power shutoff occurring Monday and Tuesday for several counties as the region experiences gusty winds and dry conditions.
The energy shutoffs, branded by PG&E as public safety power shutoffs, are intended to prevent the start of wildfires during dangerous weather conditions.
As of Friday, all counties named are considered at “elevated” risk, meaning shutoffs are possible, but not scheduled.
The National Weather Service warned of fire weather conditions from Sunday to Tuesday, including gusty winds and dry weather.
Customers in the following counties may be affected:
- San Benito
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