PG&E says power shutoffs ‘likely’ in Napa, Sonoma counties

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NAPA, Calif. (KRON) – PG&E on Saturday announced it has notified parts of Napa County and Sonoma County that a Public Safety Power Shutoff will likely happen starting Sunday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m.

In a statement, PG&E said the shutoff is expected to last through Monday, Sept. 28.

PG&E officials said the shutoffs will happen in two phases – the first beginning early Sunday at 2 a.m. for around 15,000 customers, and the second to begin Sunday afternoon at around 4 p.m., impacting 74,000 customers.

Officials said 216 customers within Napa County will be affected by this PSPS, as well as two customers in Sonoma County.

Outside the Bay area, 14 other California counties will be affected – Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lake, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Tehama, Yuba, and Kern.

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Officials said once high winds subside. Monday morning, PG&E will inspect the lines to ensure they weren’t damaged and then restore power, with the goal of restoring power to all customers within 12 daylight hours after the severe wind has passed.

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