Power shut-off warning issued by PG&E due to forecast high winds

Local News
May 04 2021 05:30 pm

FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – PG&E is warning that thousands of its customers could lose power in the coming days.

Early Tuesday morning a tree fell into the Oakhurst Lodge. The California Highway Patrol closed Highway 41 north of Oakhurst due to high winds.

Across Fresno, Kern, Madera, Mariposa, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Tulare counties, PG&E says it will de-energize approximately 5,465 customer accounts from early Tuesday morning.

The utility company is preparing for a public safety power shut-off due to high winds and dry conditions.

The high winds prompting the shut-off are expected to subside by Wednesday morning.

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