Heat leads California ISO to issue Flex Alert for July 27, 28

Posted at 1:48 PM, Jul 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-27 19:26:27-04

The California Independent System Operator issued a Flex Alert for Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 28.

Californians are urged to conserve electricity and cut back their power use for both days from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. to avoid power disruptions.

California ISO recommends using appliances after 9 p.m., adjusting A/C to 78 degrees or higher, and turning off unnecessary lights during this time.