West County not impacted by potential power shutoff this week

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West County not impacted by potential power shutoff this week
Affected areas in orange. Images of plugs denote locations of Community Resource Centers. (Map credit: PG&E)

A potential Public Safety Power Shutoff event starting Wednesday night could impact 54,000 customers in 19 counties, but not those living in West Contra Costa County, PG&E announced today.

The potential shutoff, prompted by a forecast of high wind bringing high risk for wildfires, could impact 563 customers in Contra Costa, mostly in unincorporated communities east of Walnut Creek and Danville.

Other counties impacted are Alameda, Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Napa, Plumas, Santa Clara, Shasta, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo and Yuba.

The counties with most customers impacted are Shasta (22,760 customers), Butte (11,291), Tehama (7,759) and Napa (4,316).

A red flag warning has been issued for the North Bay Mountains, East Bay Hills and Interior Valleys, and the Santa Cruz Mountains and San Mateo Coasts from 10 p.m. Wednesday through 8 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

For current weather conditions, visit: www.weather.gov/bayarea

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