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SDG&E warns hundreds of residents to prepare for planned outages ahead of Santa Ana wind event

Posted at 10:54 AM, Sep 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-27 20:22:38-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego Gas and Electric notified hundreds of residents Saturday about the potential for power shutoffs ahead of expected fire weather.

According to the company, nearly 700 customers at risk of public safety power shutoffs were notified.

See the list of affected communities below:

  • Boulevard
  • Campo
  • Campo Reservation
  • Descanso
  • Jamul
  • La Posta Reservation
  • Manzanita Reservation
  • Santa Ysabel
  • Santa Ysabel Reservation

The announcement comes ahead of a red flag warning for inland San Diego County mountains and foothills.

The warning takes effect Monday from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.

RELATED: Check today's forecast in your area

According to the National Weather Service, Santa Ana winds will peak Monday morning, becoming weaker in the evening hours.

Click here to see areas that could be impacted by the outages.