Pacific Gas & Electric has cut power to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that have raised red flag warnings.
The utility says it turned off electricity Saturday morning in portions of Napa, Solano and Yolo counties.
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PG&E is under enormous pressure after downed power lines and other equipment have been blamed for previous devastating fires.
The company also may cut power to 30,000 customers in Butte, Yuba, Nevada, El Dorado and Placer counties. Tap this link and enter your address to see if you will be affected.
The National Weather Service is reporting strong winds, including gusts to 50 mph north of Sonoma.