The entire towns of Healdsburg and Windsor are set to evacuate ahead of strong winds that may lead to erratic fire behavior.
“This fire is very dangerous,” Essick said at a press conference Saturday.
Weather forecasts indicate that strong winds are set to impact much of the region over the weekend. Some gusts are projected to reach 85 mph and there’s a possibility of it being a record wind event, the National Weather Service warned,
“The winds are expected anywhere between 8 p.m. and midnight and from all reports they’re expected to be extremely strong,” said Brian Vitorelo with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
#PSPS UPDATE: 2nd PSPS Impact Expands by 90k Customers
• Total projected impact now 940k in portions of 36 counties
• Power to be shutoff for safety in 6 zones starting @ approx 2PM today (weather dependent)
• Address look-up: https://t.co/AUFB81ZXtQ pic.twitter.com/mBxz5dhc78
— Pacific Gas & Electric (@PGE4Me) October 26, 2019
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