Thursday, October 10, 2019

PG&E Issues Weather “All Clear” for Safety Inspections and Restoration Efforts to Begin in Many Areas


PG&E Continues to Monitor Weather Conditions in Many Areas including Bay Area
Restoration Progress Continues: 126,000 Customers Restored


SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company reported that improving weather conditions in some parts of the areas affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) have allowed for an “all clear” to be issued for safety inspections, repair and restoration efforts to begin in many areas.

Updates


County
Total Customers Notified
Weather Event
Alpine
633
All Clear
Amador
16,041
All Clear
Calaveras
23,708
All Clear
El Dorado
51,396
Partial All Clear
Mariposa
1,812
All Clear
Merced
14
All Clear
Monterey
3
All Clear
Placer
51,641
Partial All Clear
San Joaquin
52
All Clear
San Mateo
14,766
Partial All Clear
Santa Clara
38,250
All Clear
Santa Cruz
36,940
Partial All Clear
Stanislaus
1,088
All Clear
Tuolumne
34,413
All Clear

  • PG&E crews will visually inspect power lines to look for potential weather-related damage to the lines, poles and towers. This is done by vehicle, foot and air.

  • More than 30 PG&E Community Resource Centers remain open throughout the service area to provide water, phone charging stations and air-conditioned seating for customers. To view the full list, visit here.

  • Resources supporting the restoration include more than 6,300 on-the-ground field personnel and 44 helicopters. Crews will conduct visual inspections and will make repairs as necessary if any damage is found.

Kern Update
Power was turned off for safety to approximately 4,000 customers in Kern County this morning.

Weather updates
Dangerous weather conditions are expected to continue in some parts of the Sierra Foothills and Bay Area until midday Thursday. Similar conditions in Kern County are beginning late morning Thursday and lasting through midday Friday.

About PG&E
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy to 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com and www.pge.com/news.


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