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Power Cuts in California Take Residents by Surprise

A gas station marquee and traffic lights remain dark as children cross Highway 12 during a power outage in Boyes Hot Springs,…

California power company Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) cut power Wednesday to millions of Californians due to high winds that could down power lines sparking wildfires.

Utilities companies have warned for months that cutoffs were possible, but the power cut seems to have caught many by surprise.

Twitter was buzzing with comments about the outage from consumers in the Northern California area. Many posted angry tweets about the power company’s website, serving Northern and Central California, being down and making updates on the cuts inaccessible.

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Source:: VOANews.Com