KERN COUNTY, Calif. (KERO) — PG&E may turn off power due to winds forecast for areas of rural Kern County affecting more than 600 customers starting Thursday night at 8 p.m. There is no word on how long the outage could last.
The company issued PSPS Watch notifications to about 16,000 customers covering portions of 12 counties. PG&E says the possible shut off is due to a "wind event" forecast for several areas.
You can find out if your address may be affected here.
It's the second time this week a public safety shutoff off has been scheduled.
Residents can call 211 to be connected to any needed resources.