Community.### pg&e blackouts ...are they the new reality for thousands of us living in the north state??
This morning... pg&e says power could be out again as soon as wednesday.
Action news now reporter jafet serrato is live in chico... jafet what should people plan to have ahead of this shutoff?
It's always a good idea to plan ahead for these shutoffs by keeping your phones charged, carry cash and have flashlights in hand.
Pg&e is predicating winds as high as 50 miles per hou* come wednesday morning no* more than 200-thousand pg&e customers in 19 counties could be left in the dark as soon as wednesday morning.
That includes here at home... butte, glenn, plumas, shasta.
Tehama and trinity counties.
Pg&e hasn't officially declared the shutoffs will be happening... but they are keeping a close eye on the weather changes.
Pg&e says the vegetation is also extremely dry for high fire danger.
If you provided your contact information to pg&e you will be notified of the shutoff happening in your area by phone, text or email.
Action news now is watching this very closely... if we hear a shutoff will happen we'll bring it to you this morning live in chico jafet serrato if you would like to look up whether your specific address could be affected we have a link for that... just go to our website action news now dot com... look for the top story called "more blackouts may be on the way"