September 28th, 2020
Disaster Recovery and Community Response Teams
Deploy Thousands of Portable Generators across California
Communications industry leaders respond to the recent public safety power shutoffs (PSPS)
implemented by power companies across California
“Our network was not designed with the anticipation that a power company would shut
off power to over 2 million people at once.”
AT&T deployed a fleet of over 2,000
portable generators to our facilities and wireless sites across the state. In addition to
thousands of members of our California team, we brought in out-of-state technicians who
worked around the clock to continuously relocate portable generators and address power induced issues as needed to maintain services for… (more)
Thursday September 24th, 2020
Possible PGE Power Outages This Weekend Zones 2 and 5
PG&E Meteorology is closely tracking the potential for dry northerly winds to develop Saturday evening and continue into Monday morning across Northern CA. The event start is still about 60 hours away from this time (Sept. 24, 8 am) and as we get closer, some details regarding strength, timing and location of the event may change if models evolve. The northerly winds will coincide with very hot temperatures and the National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for portions of Northern CA valid from Saturday through Monday.
A “Red Flag Fire Weather Watch” (map) is in effect Saturday September 26th – Monday September 28th
September 21st, 2020
Hunting Season Raises Wild Fire Concerns
California’s 2020 general deer season will open in Zone A on Saturday, Aug. 8, and in Zone B-4 on Saturday, Aug. 22.
Be aware of your surroundings before pulling that trigger!