SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area region could experience rolling outage Thursday evening amid a heat wave that's putting a strain on the state's power grid.
Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) officials say the state's power grid operator issued a Grid Warning Thursday afternoon indicating that some customers could be impacted by outages.
Here are the counties that could be impacted:
- Contra Costa
- San Mateo
- San Francisco
- Santa Cruz
- Santa Clara
PG&E said approximately 121,000 customers statewide would see their power shutoff between 7 and 9 p.m..
The announcement of potential outages comes after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an emergency proclamation Thursday to free up additional energy capacity.
For the latest on PG&E outages across the Bay Area click here.
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