Southern California Edison warns 44k customers about potential for public safety shutoff

A Southern California Edison sign is seen outside a facility in Valencia, Calif., on Dec. 26, 2015. (Shutterstock)

Nearly 45,000 Southern California Edison customers across the Southland could experience a public safety power shutoff amid severe weather conditions.

The power company said on its website that it has already notified the impacted customers of the potential for a shutoff, which could occur through Monday.

Shutoffs could impact customers in several dozen communities across Los Angeles, Ventura and Riverside counties. A full list is available on SoCal Edison's website.

Customers can check for outages at sce.com/outages or by calling 800-611-1911.

As of 11 a.m. Sunday, SoCal Edison reported zero customers without power due to a public safety shutoff. The utility said it had temporarily shut off power to 29 customers late Thursday and early Friday.

Red flag conditions remain in effect until 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
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