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Power shutoffs underway in Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey counties

PG&E power shutoffs are underway in Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties.

According to the outage map, the power is out at UC Santa Cruz and near Seacliff State Beach including parts of San Benito County. There are also reports of outages in Aromas.

Outage map here:

Due to what PG&E is calling a “historic wind event” this weekend, Pacific Gas and Electric Company confirmed it will implement a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) affecting approximately 940,000 customers in portions of 36 counties across California.

Power will be shut off in six phases, including parts of Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties.

The times below are estimates and may change (earlier or later) dependent on weather.

PHASE

TIME/DATE

COUNTIES

1

2 P.M. Saturday, Oct. 26

Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Joaquin, Sierra, Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehama, Yuba

2

4 P.M. Saturday, Oct. 26

Lake, Marin, Mendocino (south), Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Yolo

3

5 P.M. Saturday, Oct. 26

Alameda, Contra Costa, Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Stanislaus

4

5 P.M. Saturday, Oct. 26

Alpine, Calaveras, Mariposa, Tuolumne

5

5 P.M. Saturday, Oct. 26

Humboldt, Mendocino (north), Trinity

6

10 A.M. Sunday, Oct. 27

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KION546 News Team

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