Bay Area braces for more potential power shutoffs


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – PG&E says the Bay Area may yet again be impacted by potential power shutoffs this weekend.

A list of confirmed counties that could potentially be affected on Saturday, Oct. 26 are:

  • Alameda (starting Saturday 5 p.m. through Monday 2 p.m.)
  • Contra Costa (starting Saturday 10 p.m. through Monday 2 p.m.)
  • Marin
  • Sonoma
  • San Mateo

PG&E said the possible shutoff event may happen Saturday, Oct. 26.

This is due to the weather conditions which include potential fire risk, the utility company said.

PG&E said if power will be shut off, it will attempt to contact affected customers via telephone, text, and email.

The outage could last longer than 48 hours, so PG&E suggests you prepare for outages that could last several days.

>> Preparing For a Power Outage

>> Preparándose Para un Apagón

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