Copy
News from the City of Sausalito
Tuesday, October 8 at 3:00 p.m.

Power Shutoff in Sausalito Begins at Midnight

PSPS
The area PG&E has identified for the power shutoff
Update for clarification: The power shutoff will begin in the early morning of Wednesday, October 9. All power in affected areas should be shut off by 4:00 am on Wednesday.
 

Sausalito and other areas of Southern Marin have been scheduled for a Public Safety Power Shutoff that will begin soon after midnight on Wednesday, October 9. PG&E expects all power in affected areas for be shut off by 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning. The shutoff affects approximately 10,000 PG&E customers in Southern Marin, including over 3,500 in Sausalito.

PG&E will restore power to affected areas as soon as possible based on conditions. The high winds necessitating the shutoff are expected to diminish by Thursday afternoon. 

Traffic lights in Sausalito will not function during the power shutoff. Drivers should treat an inoperable traffic light as a 4-way stop sign. 

Sausalito residents are encouraged to prepare for a shutoff that may exceed 48 hours. Preparations to consider include:
  • Charge all mobile devices in advance of the power shutoff
  • Plan for any medical needs like medications that need to be refrigerated or medical devices that require power
  • Learn how to manually open your garage door
  • Sign up for emergency alerts from Alert Marin
  • Sign up for Nixle alerts from the Sausalito Police
  • Prepare to evacuate or shelter in place in the event of a wildfire
Additional information may also be available from the PG&E wildfire alerts webpage, though the site has been overwhelmed with traffic. 
 
GET THE LATEST POWER SHUTOFF UPDATES FROM THE CITY OF SAUSALITO WEBSITE
LEARN MORE ABOUT DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN SAUSALITO
City Seal
Connect with the City of Sausalito
City of Sausalito Website
City Calendar
Sausalito City Council
City Manager Adam Politzer
Subscribe to Sausalito Currents
Questions, comments, or submissions? Please email us at currents@sausalito.gov.
Copyright © 2019 City of Sausalito, All rights reserved.


unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences 


view this email in your browser