Potential PG&E Shutoffs Planned for Wednesday

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Pacific Gas & Electric Company is planning a potential power shut-off beginning Wednesday that could affect 29 counties in Northern and Central California  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E says potential power shut-offs in Northern and Central California could begin Wednesday. The plan comes in response to dry and windy conditions which increase the risk of wildfire ignition. The power could cuts are set to last through Thursday and could impact more than 600,000 PG&E customers, including those in seven of the nine Bay Area counties. We'll talk about what these shut-offs could mean, and answer your questions.

Guests:

Jeremy Siegel, reporter and anchor, KQED News

Mayra Tostado, spokesperson for the South Bay and Central Coast, PG&E

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