Laguna Beach Prepares For Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff Friday September 9 2022

Southern California Edison Utility Poles Courtesy of SCE.com
Southern California Edison Utility Poles Courtesy of SCE.com

Laguna Beach prepares for possible Public Safety Power Shutoff on Friday September 9 2022.

UPDATE: September 9 2022 at 8:53am: The City of Laguna Beach is reporting via their official Facebook Page: “Southern California Edison (SCE) has informed the City we are no longer considered for a Public Safety Power Shutoff today. All power should be on to customers.”

The City of Laguna Beach asks citizens to Prepare for Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff in Laguna Beach Friday September 9 2022.

The City of Laguna Beach posted on their official Facebook Page on Thursday September 8 2022:

“Southern California Edison (SCE) has begun notifications for a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event this Friday September 9 2022 due to elevated winds and fire risk.
The Laguna Beach Acres Circuit (see map) is listed as a possibility for de-energization depending on how the weather behaves on Friday September 9 2022.
When weather conditions create a high risk for a wildfire, SCE may temporarily shut off power to your neighborhood to prevent the electric system from becoming the source of ignition. These outages are called Public Safety Power Shutoffs.”

Laguna Beach Possible Public Safety Power Shut off Map
Map Supplied by City of Laguna Beach

Updated at 7:45am on Friday September 9 2022: SCE is currently considering Pubic Safety Power Shutoffs to 19623 customers in Orange County.

Southern California Edison (SCE) explains: “When weather conditions create a high risk for a wildfire, we may temporarily shut off power to your neighborhood to prevent our electric system from becoming the source of ignition. These outages are called Public Safety Power Shutoffs.”

Prepare A Outage Kit
Outage Kit Should Include
Battery-powered radio or television
Flashlights
Batteries
A phone that does not require electricity
Non-electric alarm clock
Bottled water and nonperishable food
Manual can opener
First aid kit
Manufacturer’s instructions on how to manually open power-operated doors (e.g., garage doors)
Computer Tips

Protest Your Computer From Power Surges

Protect your computer from power surges with proper electrical connections.

Have a battery backup for your computer for use during outages.

If you work out of your home, take steps to secure back-up power, lighting, and safety options during an outage.

SCE Public Safety Power Shutoff Map is Online

SCE Power Outage Map Is Online at SCE

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