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Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses California wildfires, heat wave, COVID-19 after declaring state of emergency – KFSN-TV

Newsom said conservations efforts were successful in preventing outages on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, but PG&E said that outages are still likely on Wednesday.

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FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — California’s Flex Alert will go into effect from 2 pm to 9 pm on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in a briefing as a heat wave continues to scorch the West Coast.The high temperatures have strained the state’s power grid, and PG&E warned of rolling blackouts across California last week.
During the Flex Alert Californians should continue:

  • Set their A/C to 78 degrees or higher
  • Avoid using major appliances during peak hours
  • Turn off unnecessary…

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