Some Sonoma County schools to be closed Wednesday during PG&E power shutoffs

PG&E Power Shutoffs

SANTA ROSA (KRON) — Several Sonoma County schools will be closed Wednesday because of the expected PG&E power shutoffs.

According to Santa Rosa City Schools, the following schools will be closed Wednesday:

  • Maria Carrillo High

After school activities are also cancelled at the school.

According to the school district, power will likely return Thursday morning.

The affected school is slated to reopen Thursday at 10 a.m.

Buses will pick up students two hours after their usual pick up time and school will be released at the normal time, the district said.

Additionally, the following schools in the Rincon Valley Unified School District will also be closed Wednesday and Thursday:

  • Whited Elementary Charter School
  • Madrone Elementary School
  • Binkley Elementary Charter School
  • Rincon Valley Charter School-Sequoia
  • Sequoia Elementary School
  • Austin Creek Elementary School

Sonoma County is one of three Bay Area counties likely to be affected a power shutoff this week.

The blackouts are expected to impact 181,000 customers across 16 counties statewide.

Click here for an interactive shutoff map

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