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All of Marin County Removed from Power Shutoff Zone for November 20 Event

Post Date:11/19/2019 2:15 PM

Latest Update

The Marin County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services issued the advisory notice below at 2:04 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19:

"On November 19th, around 1:30 PM, PG&E notified the Office of Emergency Services that Marin County is no longer going to be affected by a Power Shutoff. This information is subject to change if weather conditions change, but as of now Marin County will not be affected. We will continue to monitor the situation and update residents if this changes.
 
"We want to remind residents that critical fire weather and a red flag warning remain in effect until Thursday.

"Please prepare now: until fire season concludes, Marin County remains threatened by future Public Safety Power Shutoffs. We must all do our part to prepare ourselves and neighbors for extended outages of up to 7 days. Review this list to prepare: ready.gov/power-outages
 
"Please follow Marin County Sheriff (@MarinSheriff) or County of Marin (@MarinGov) on Twitter and Facebook and sign up for PGE alerts at pge.com/pspszipcodealerts to receive notification when a PSPS has been confirmed for your area." 

Update from November 18

The Marin County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services issued the advisory notice below at 10:24 a.m. on Monday, November 18. According to the PG&E map that accompanied the release, Sausalito is not currently within the planned shutoff zone. However, the map is "subject to change and [this] is a fluid and developing situation."

ADVISORY NOTICE

"The Marin County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services has been made aware of a Public Safety Power Shutoff that will potentially affect 23,345 metered locations in Marin County. The Power Shutoff is projected to start Wednesday November 20 at around 4:00PM. PG&E expects to receive the all clear and start line inspections on Thursday November 21st at 0800 AM.  This means it could take 24 – 48 hrs from the start of inspections for everyone to have power restored.

"While Marin is projected to be affected by the outage, the exact neighborhoods that will lose power is still unknown. Attached is a screen shot of PG&E’s estimated outage area as of 4:09am on November 18. Of course, this is subject to change and is a fluid and developing situation.

"Please prepare now: until fire season concludes, Marin County remains threatened by future Public Safety Power Shutoffs. We must all do our part to prepare ourselves and neighbors for extended outages of up to 7 days. Review this list to prepare: ready.gov/power-outages

"Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook @Marinsheriff and sign up for PGE alerts at pge.com/pspszipcodealerts to receive notification when a PSPS has been confirmed for your area.

"We will update you once we are made aware of the scope and amount of residents we anticipate being affected."

Additional updates will be posted to Currents via email and to this page as they become available.

READ THE PG&E PRESS RELEASE ON THE OFFSHORE WIND EVENT EXPECTED MID-WEEK
USE THE PG&E ADDRESS LOOKUP TOOL TO SEE IF YOU MAY BE AFFECTED BY A SHUTOFF

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