“This will require a temporary closure of Grove Street while crews move the generators offsite. No parking will be allowed within the vicinity of Walnut Street or Grove Street during this period to allow access for transportation equipment.”
The following is a press release published by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office: On 10-30-2020 the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office was provided an updated schedule of multiple cellular service disruptions in Round Valley in the near future. These service disruptions (complete loss of service) are connected to upgrades […]
Round Valley Residents Will Experience Cellular Service Disruptions Over The Next Week Due to Equipment Upgrades
“The Covelo Fire Department will also have personnel present at the Covelo Firehouse for those needing to request public safety assistance (Fire, Medical, Law Enforcement) that can not do so by cellular telephone during the disruption dates/times.”
Impending Wind Event Will Bring ‘Dangerous Wildfire Risk’ and Probable Power Shutoffs to the Emerald Counties
This Sunday, October 25 through Monday, October 26 will bring “extremely critical” fire weather to Northern California. As a result, the Emerald Counties–Mendocino, Humboldt, and Trinity–are expecting the most significant Pacific Gas & Electric Public Safety Power Shutoff of the year.
As of 6:23 a.m., the PG&E outage map states that an “assessment crew is en route to the outage and estimates power will be restored by 10:00 a.m.
PG&E Outlines Mendocino County Infrastructure Upgrades Designed to Reduce Scope & Duration of Power Shut Offs
“Our focus this year has been on reducing the number of customers affected by Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events and shortening the length of time power is off.”
According to California State Senator Mike McGuire, there will be no PG&E customers in Mendocino County affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff this evening as meteorologists anticipate weather conditions necessitating a Red Flag Warning.
Mendocino County 5th District Supervisor Ted Williams said on his Facebook page that outages for the unincorporated areas of Mendocino County would occur from 7-9pm and the city of Ukiah could experience rolling blackouts from 7-8pm. He added, “only 1956 accounts in the unincorporated are targeted, but I lack clarity on boundaries.”
Pacific Gas & Electric has issued a Public Safety Power Shutoff Watch for next Tuesday and Wednesday citing the record-breaking temperatures, low humidity, and high winds resulting in a “above normal significant wildland fire potential for most of Northern California.”
As California stares down another heatwave of sweltering sun and triple digit temperatures, the California ISO has issued a Flex Alert requesting state residents to reduce their energy use and prepare for potential rolling blackouts. Governor Newsom’s emergency declaration waves “certain permitting requirements, helping to alleviate the heat-induced demands on the state’s energy grid”.