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Public Safety Power Shutoffs
Be Ready, Clearlake!
Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced their intent to monitor local fire danger and extreme weather conditions in Lake County and Clearlake and evaluate whether to turn off electrical power. The decision and action to turn off power is made by PG&E and is based on a combination of factors. Factors include, but are not limited to: high winds, low humidity, dry vegetation, fire threat, on-the-ground observations and public safety risk.
This information is taken directly from PG&E and local emergency responders and is subject to change. For the most current conditions, visit www.prepareforpowerdown.com and sign up for alerts directly from PG&E here: PG&E Alert Signup Page . You can also subscribe to our Nixle alert system here: Nixle Registration. People can also receive notifications by zip code, by calling 1-877-900-0743 to enroll.
The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) have announced options for small businesses looking for ongoing assistance to access capital, expand revenues or improve operations, including businesses affected by the recent Public Safety Power Shutoff event.
Interested businessowners can find information regarding these resources through a variety of sources, including GO-Biz’s website at http://businessportal.ca.gov and the California Small Business Development Center at www.californiasbdc.org. More information can also be found in the PDF document below.
Links to Additional Preparedness Resources:
www.response.ca.gov - California’s one-stop resource for information related to the PSPS events and wildfires
pge.com/wildfiresafety - PG&E’s resource for wildfire safety and outage information
ready.gov - Disaster preparedness information from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
readyforwildfire.org - CAL FIRE’s wildfire preparedness website
cpuc.ca.gov/wildfiresinfo - Information on the CPUC’s wildfire safety efforts
caloes.ca.gov - California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services website
https://cafiresafecouncil.org/- California Fire Safe Council website
https://www.noaa.gov/ - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website
Google Docs- List of Open/Closed Businesses During PSPS - List of Lake County Businesses and their PSPS statuses
The Portable Battery Program - Support for Income-Qualified Medical Baseline Customers in High Fire-Threat District Areas
California Foundation for Independent Living Centers - Support for Communities with Medical Needs