CA Wildfires: PG&E Warns Of Power Shutoffs In Solano County

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SOLANO COUNTY, CA — Pacific Gas and Electric Company’ meteorologists and operations professionals are monitoring a potential dry offshore wind event forecasted to start Tuesday evening, Aug. 17.

Because of the likely wind event and current conditions, which includes extreme to exceptional drought and extremely dry vegetation, the power company has begun sending 48-hour advance notifications to customers in targeted areas where it may need to proactively turn power off for safety to reduce the risk of wildfire from energized power lines.

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