Updated Sept. 10 at 7:53 a.m.
PG&E says it has restored power to nearly 150,000 of the 172,000 customers whose power was shut off starting Monday evening due to high fire risk.
The utility has fully restored power in Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Kern, Lake, Lassen, Mariposa, Nevada, Placer, Siskiyou, Sonoma, Tehama and Tuolumne counties.
Some customers, mainly in the Northern Sierra, haven't had their service restored yet due to ongoing wildfire threats, smoke preventing PG&E patrols and requests from first responders to keep power turned off to help with firefighting efforts. Once first responders grant PG&E access to start patrols, repairs and re-energization there, PG&E said it will do so.
As of Wednesday night, approximately 5,000 customers in Butte, Humboldt, Napa, Plumas, Sierra, Trinity and Yuba counties were still without power because PG&E hasn't been able to perform line inspections there. Those customers are expected to have their electricity back by noon Thursday, if PG&E is able to get into those areas to patrol by helicopter.
PG&E began these shutoffs Monday at around 9 p.m. The majority of the areas impacted by the shutoffs were in the Sierra foothills. PG&E turned power off in 22 counties, as well as 7 tribal areas, including the Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians, the Mooretown Rancheria, the Greenville Rancheria, the Tuolumne Rancheria, the Hoopa Valley Tribe, the Karuk Tribe and the Yurok Tribe.
The shutoff was a planned measure to try to prevent wildfires amid extreme heat and a forecasted offshore dry wind event, according to PG&E.
Click the search bar in the bottom left corner of this map to see if your address falls within the areas that have been impacted. This map is approximate, but PG&E also has an address lookup tool that will provide more exact information.
If you do fall within the blackout area, this does not mean that you will definitely lose power, just that you are within the area that PG&E may shut off power to.
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