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October 12, 2020 at 5:23 PM October 12, 2020 – PG&E has released initial, information about a possible PSP on Wednesday through Friday. At this time, impacts in Nevada County appear to be minimal.

According to the release: “While there is still uncertainty regarding the strength and timing of this weather wind event, the shutoff is forecasted to affect approximately 50,000 customers in targeted portions of 21 counties, including Alameda, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Lake, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Solano, Sonoma, Tehama and Yuba.

The highest probability areas for this PSPS are the Northern Sierra Nevada foothills; the mid and higher elevations in the Sierra generally north of Yosemite; the North Bay mountains near Mt. St. Helena; small pockets in the East Bay near Mt. Diablo; the Oakland Hills east of Piedmont; , the elevated terrain east of Milpitas around the Calaveras Reservoir; and portions of the Santa Cruz and Big Sur mountains. This is not expected to be a widespread event in the Bay Area at this time.”

In Nevada County, 224 customers, including 6 medical baseline customers, are receiving notifications at this time.

Here is a list of customers by county who could be potentially affected by this PSPS event.

Alameda County: 4,104 customers, 160 Medical Baseline customers
Amador County: 57 customers, 0 Medical Baseline customers
Butte County: 11,364 customers, 986 Medical Baseline customers
Calaveras County: 262 customers, 17 Medical Baseline customers
Contra Costa County: 3,166 customers, 168 Medical Baseline customers
El Dorado County: 1,654 customers, 73 Medical Baseline customers
Lake County: 30 customers, 2 Medical Baseline customers
Monterey County: 1,084 customers, 20 Medical Baseline customers
Napa County: 9,230 customers, 315 Medical Baseline customers
Nevada County: 224 customers, 6 Medical Baseline customers
Placer County: 389 customers, 13 Medical Baseline customers
Plumas County: 350 customers, 16 Medical Baseline customers
San Mateo County: 1,586 customers, 51 Medical Baseline customers
Santa Clara County: 2,210 customers, 103 Medical Baseline customers
Santa Cruz County: 1,680 customers, 94 Medical Baseline customers
Shasta County: 4,698 customers, 396 Medical Baseline customers
Sierra County: 1,052 customers, 24 Medical Baseline customers
Solano County: 872 customers, 66 Medical Baseline customers
Sonoma County: 1,781 customers, 65 Medical Baseline customers
Tehama County: 1,230 customers, 58 Medical Baseline customers
Yuba County: 1,841 customers, 141 Medical Baseline customers

Total: 48,865 customers, 2,774 Medical Baseline customers