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Re: San Francisco power outages imminent

  • From: J.D. Falk
  • Date: Wed Jun 14 18:21:40 2000

On 06/14/00, "J.D. Falk" <[email protected]> wrote: 

> 	Word is they're not capable of handling the current demand (it
> 	is the second day of what feels like a serious heat wave, with
> 	temperatures over 90 degrees all over the Bay Area), and power
> 	may be shut off on a rotating basis, a block or a few blocks at
> 	a time, if the load cannot be reduced.

	Okay, just received word that they're doing it: rolling black-
	outs for 90 minutes at a time, around the Bay Area (not just in
	the city.)

	It'll be interesting to see what kind of outages this causes;
	for one thing, Sean's power may go out.

	If power goes out in the NOC and there's nobody around to
	monitor it....

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