PG&E Will Implement Public Safety Power Shutoff for 30 Northern California Counties

Are you prepared for an extended power outage? Due to vast and severe wind events in the forecast, PG&E is taking precautions against wildfires. The company announced they will turn off power Public Safety Power Shutoff or PSPS for approximately 30 counties across northern and central California.


According to a news article from PG&E Currents, counties that may be impacted by the PSPS “include, but is not limited to: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Mariposa, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tehama, Tuolumne, Yolo and Yuba.”

PG&E has taken to social media with tips on how to prepare for an extended power outage. You can find the most current updates on the PSPS via their Twitter feed.


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