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BRIEF-Forecasts Indicate Potential For Historic Wind Event This Weekend

Oct 25 (Reuters) - PG&E Corp:

* FORECASTS INDICATE POTENTIAL FOR HISTORIC WIND EVENT THIS WEEKEND

* PG&E CORP - APPROXIMATELY 850,000 CUSTOMERS NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY BE IMPACTED BEGINNING SATURDAY EVENING

* PG&E CORP - MAY NEED TO PROACTIVELY TURN OFF POWER FOR SAFETY IN PORTIONS OF 36 COUNTIES

* PG&E CORP - CUSTOMERS IN SOUTHERN-MOST PORTION OF CO'S SERVICE AREA IN KERN COUNTY COULD HAVE POWER SHUT OFF FOR SAFETY ON OCT. 27

* PG&E CORP - TO HELP SPEED INSPECTIONS AND REPAIRS, COMPANY HAS REQUESTED MUTUAL AID OF 1,000 WORKERS FROM OTHER ENERGY COMPANIES

* PG&E CORP - GIVEN FORECAST & CONDITIONS, CO IS ADVISING CUSTOMERS OF POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD PSPS LASTING SEVERAL DAYS

* PG&E CORP - "PG&E WILL NEED TO TURN OFF POWER FOR SAFETY SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS ARRIVE"

* PG&E CORP - CUSTOMERS ACROSS NORTHERN & CENTRAL CALIFORNIA TO FEEL EFFECTS OF HOT, DRY WINDS AT DIFFERENT TIMES, WHICH MEANS OUTAGE TIMES WILL VARY Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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