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UPDATE: Power to be Cut For Parts of Nevada County

UPDATE: Over 72-hundred P-G-and-E customers in western Nevada County will lose their power this evening. P-G-E spokeswoman Brandi Merlo says the utility has decided to enact a Public Safety Power Shutoff, due to high winds, and low humidity…

Listen to Brandi Merlo 1

Parts of Butte and Yuba Counties are also affected, although Merlot couldn’t identify the exact locations. Merlo says the decision is based on public saefty, and mitigating a wildfire threat…

Listen to Brandi Merlo 2

Over nine thousand customers are slated for shutoff in Butte County, and about 48-hundred in Yuba County. Merlo says the power should go off sometime around 5pm, but customers in the affected area will get an alert…

Listen to Brandi Merlo 3

P-G-E is opening a community resource center for people affected by the outage.It will provide restrooms, bottled water, electronic device charging, and air conditioned seating for up to a hundred cutomers. It’s located at the Sierra College Nevada County Campus, but will be open during daylight hours only.




September 24, 2019

Jim Manning

Better to be safe then sorry, we only have a short time till fire season is behind us. Foothill fence Go Miners

September 24, 2019

Kathleen Smith

We don't live in a 3rd world country. Why are you doing this???

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