SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – PG&E could once again shut off power for residents across 15 Northern California counties due to high fire danger.
At this time PG&E has not yet announced a PSPS but the utility company said it is monitoring weather conditions.
The highest fire risk is forecast from Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
The National Weather Service says gusty winds and low overnight humidity is expected in the East Bay Hills, parts of Sonoma and Napa Counties, and the Santa Cruz Mountains.
PG&E says the potential PSPS could impact up to 209,000 customers across the 15 counties.
In the Bay Area, the potential shutoff could impact the Napa, Sonoma, and San Mateo counties.
The following counties in the Sierra Foothills and North Bay may be affected, according to PG&E:
PG&E released a map that shows the impacted areas of the potential shutoff.
This comes just weeks after a massive power shutoff across Northern and Central California that left hundreds of thousands of people without power – some for multiple days.
PG&E says they will continue to monitor weather conditions to determine if a shutoff is necessary.
Check back for updates on this developing story
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