Due to severe weather conditions foretasted, Pacific Gas & Electric anticipates potentially implementing Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) to approximately 30 Bay Area Counties as a precautionary measure to reduce the risk of wildfires due to the extreme winds expected to hit Wednesday and Thursday.
— PG&E (@PGE4Me) October 7, 2019
The full list of counties and cities affected, can be found here. PG&E encourages customers and communities to be prepared in the event of an outage, as conditions could change affecting just how long these PSPS last. You can sign up to receive notifications here, and below are some tips to get prepared:
Do you have emergency supplies (food, water, flashlights, a radio, fresh batteries, first aid supplies & cash)? A back up charger for your phone? Know how to manually open your garage door? Learn more about preparing for a Public Safety Power Shutoff. https://t.co/nAIvJrmcvJ pic.twitter.com/QG8fZBKJ8F
— PG&E (@PGE4Me) October 8, 2019