Southern California Edison (SCE) is notifying more customers along the South Coast of possible public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) due to high winds and increased wildfire danger.
As of 4 p.m. Saturday, SCE says more than 20,000 customers are under a PSPS consideration according to its website.
The following communities could have their power shutoff if fire risk increases:
- Santa Barbara
- Mission Canyon
- Hwy 154
- Unicorporated Areas-- Orchams, El Encano Heights, Lento, Oak Park, Samarkand, North State, Cold Springs Canyon, Gaviota, Jalama Beach, El Capitan Park, Montecito, Summerland, Mibek Rd, Sterret Ave and Foothill Ave.
The warning of a possible Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) issued Tuesday by Southern California Edison is for parts of Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria.
On the ReadySBC.org website , residents can look at an interactive map showing the areas at risk of a power shutoff.
County officials remind people to keep cell phones and portable chargers charged, gas tanks full, electric vehicles charges along with having non-perishable food and water on hand.
SCE has a list and maps of potentially impacted areas on its website .