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Posted on: October 8, 2019

[ARCHIVED] PG&E confirmed plans to shutoff power to up to 32,000 in Napa County

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PG&E has confirmed plans to shutoff power to up to 32,000 customers beginning late Tuesday night and in to Wednesday morning. PG&E should notify customers directly.

Napa County has established a Public Information Line for the Emergency Operations Center. The public is encouraged to call (707) 299-1501, not the non-emergency dispatch number, for information regarding the Public Safety Power Shutoff. This line is staffed with English and Spanish speaking staff.

PG&E’s website is experiencing increased traffic and experiencing delays. However, for more information on PG&E and public safety power shutoffs, including whether your address will be directly affected visit:

For PSPS information and Napa County maps, visit:

Napa County officials continue to monitor the situation and work with PG&E. Information will be shared via Nixle and the County’s social media platforms.

PG&E ha confirmado planes de apagones de electricidad que afectará a aproximadamente 32,000 clientes desde el martes por la noche hasta el miércoles por la mañana. PG&E debe notificar a los clientes directamente.

El Condado de Napa ha establecido una Línea de Información Pública para el Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia. Se le pide al público que llame al (707)299-1501, y no al número del despacho de emergencia, para información acerca de los Apagones de Electricidad por Motivos de Seguridad Publica. Esta línea tendrá personal asignado en inglés y español.

El sitio web de PG&E está experimentando retrasos. Sin embargo, para obtener más información sobre PG&E y los apagones de electricidad de seguridad pública, incluido si su dirección será directamente afectada por los apagones, visite:

Para información sobre preparación en caso de emergencias y mapas del Condado de Napa, visite:

Funcionarios del Condado de Napa continúan vigilando la situación y trabajando con PG&E. Más información se compartirá a través de Nixle y las plataformas de redes social del Condado.


  • Have a personal and family plan in place for every member of your household (including pets)
  • Plan for any medical needs like medications that need to be refrigerated or devices that require power
  • Create/Restock your emergency supply kit (Go Bag)
  • Identify charging methods (such as your car) for cell phones, radios, lights...etc
  • Learn how to manually open your garage door
  • Fill up vehicles with fuel
  • If you own a backup generator, ensure it safely ready to operate
  • Learn about food safety in a power outage
  • Plan to have cash on hand

What to Expect

  • Traffic signals could be affected so stay vigilant and use caution while on roadways
  • Napa County 24 hour emergency services will not be interrupted
  • Contact your school district for information regarding their status
  • Waste/Recycle services are expected to not be interrupted
  • Water services are expected to not be interrupted
    please note: If your home/business uses a water well (dependent on an electric water pump), a power supply (generator) will be needed


  • PG&E will notify customers in advance of a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS). To ensure you receive your alerts, you should update your contact information: Call: 1-866-743-6589 or Online.
  • Sign-up to receive communication from your local government agency. 

Food safety in a power outage:

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