OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Pacific Gas and Electric warned customers of another potential round of shutoffs that could impact 303,000 customers in 24 counties beginning Wednesday morning.
The utility said in a press release that worsening dry conditions coupled with high wind gusts pose fire danger saying, "Risk for damage and sparks on the electric system that have the potential to ignite fires in areas with dry vegetation."
The latest shutoff is expected to impact these counties:
Alameda-12,200 customers in Berkeley, Oakland, and San Leandro (*County officials confirmed that Alameda County was removed from the list*)
Amador- 2,690 customers in Amador City, Drytown, Fiddletown, Plymouth, River Pines, Sutter Creek
Butte- 14,110 customers in Bangor, Berry Creek, Butte Meadows, Chico, Clipper Mills, Cohasset, Forbestown, Forest Ranch, Magalia, Oroville, Paradise, Stirling City
Colusa- 20 customers in Arbuckle, Williams
Contra Costa- 23,230 customers in Canyon, El Sobrante, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Pinole, Pleasant Hill, Richmond
El Dorado- 38,570 customers in Camino, Coloma, Cool, Diamond Springs, El Dorado, El Dorado Hills, Garden Valley, Georgetown, Greenwood, Grizzly Flats, Kelsey, Kyburz, Lotus, Mount Ankum, Pacific House, Pilot Hill, Placerville, Pollock Pines, Rescue, Shingle Springs, Somerset, Twin Bridges
Glen-230 customers in Elk Creek
Lake- 13,370 customers in Clearlake, Cobb, Finley, Hidden Valley Lake, Hopland, Kelseyville, Lakeport, Loch Lomond, Lower Lake, Middletown
Marin- 23,440 customers in Bolinas, Fairfax, Forest Knolls, Inverness, Lagunitas, Marshall, Mill Valley, Muir Beach, Nicasio, Novato, Olema, Point Reyes Station, San Anselmo, San Geronimo, San Rafael, Stinson Beach, Woodacre
According to the Marin County Office Emergency Services, 23,345 metered locations could be impacted by the potential PG&E power shutoff.
Mendocino- 3,080 customers in Gualala, Hopland, Point Arena,
Napa- 11,180 customers in Angwin, Calistoga, Deer Park, Lake Berryessa, Napa, Oakville, Pope Valley, Rutherford, Yountville
Nevada-30,030 customers in Emigrant Gap, Grass Valley, Nevada City, Norden, North San Juan, Penn Valley, Rough and Ready, Soda Springs, Washington
Placer- 12,440 customers in Alta, Applegate, Auburn, Baxter, Colfax, Dutch Flat, Emigrant Gap, Foresthill, Gold Run, Granite Bay, Lincoln,
Plumas- 780 customers in Belden, La Porte, Quincy, Story
San Mateo- 70 customers in Pescadero, unincorporated areas.
Santa Clara- 2,978 customers in Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Redwood Estates
Santa Cruz- 36,164 customers in Aptos, Ben Lomand, Boulder Creek, Brookdale, Capitola, Davenport, Felton, Mount Hermon, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Soquel, Watsonville.
Shasta- 21,720 customers in Anderson, Bella Vista, Big Bend, Cottonwood, French Gulch, Igo, Lakehead, Manton, Millville, Montgomery Creek, Oak Run, Palo Cedro, Platina, Round Mountain, Shasta, Shingletown, Whitmore
Sierra-1,160 customers in Alleghany, Downieville, Goodyears Bar, North San Juan, Sierra City
Solano-1,970 customers in Fairfield, Suisun City, Vacaville
Sonoma-39,940 customers in Annapolis, Bodega, Bodega Bay, Calistoga, Cazadero, Cloverdale, Duncans Mills, Forestville, Geyserville, Glen Ellen, Guerneville, Healdsburg, Jenner, Kenwood, Monte Rio, Penngrove, Rio Nido, Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Sea Ranch, Stewarts Point, Villa Grande, Windsor
Tehama-9,530 customers in Cottonwood, Flournoy, Manton, Mill Creek, Mineral, Paskenta, Paynes Creek, Red Bluff
Trinity-50 customers in Unincorporated areas of Trinity
Yolo-400 customers in Brooks, Guinda, Rumsey
Yuba-3,940 customers in Bangor, Browns Valley, Brownsville, Camptonville, Challenge, Dobbins, Forbestown, Marysville, Oregon House, Rackerby, Strawberry Valley
Marin County officials said the utility hopes to give the all-clear to start line expectations on Thursday at 8 a.m.
Customers could be without power for days as it takes 24 to 48 hours from the start of inspections for residents to have power restored.
A Red Flag Warning goes takes effect Tuesday night for the North Bay Mountains and East Bay Hills and expires Thursday morning. Some of those areas are located in PG&E shutoff zones.