UPDATE: Power was restored to Mount Charleston at approximately 10:43 a.m.
UPDATE (5:40 a.m. June 10) – NV Energy has announced that it has officially shut off power to Mount Charleston at 2 a.m. Thursday morning.
NV Energy said 470 Mount Charleston customers were off due to “extreme” fire weather conditions. The blackout was to last until 10 a.m.
UPDATE (6:32 p.m.) – While the power outage remains possible overnight if weather conditions warrant, NV Energy did not cut power to Mount Charleston on Wednesday evening.
“The Public Safety Outage Management (PSOM) event for the Mount Charleston area remains possible tonight. If we go out, the outage event is expected to last until 10 am on Thursday, June 10,” he said. they stated in a statement.
ORIGINAL REPORT: LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – A planned power outage is possible over Mount Charleston overnight, NV Energy said.
The public safety outage management event is due to fire weather conditions, the company said, and, if necessary, would start at 6 p.m. on June 9 and last for around 4 p.m.
The blackout would affect around 470 people, NV Energy said.
“This time frame includes the duration of the weather event and an estimate of how long it will take for crews to inspect the lines for damage, vegetation or debris in order to begin to restore power safely. Please note that the restoration time may change depending on weather conditions or if crews need to repair equipment, ”spokeswoman Jennifer Schuricht said in a press release.
During the PSOM outage, a drive-through resource center will be open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, at the Retreat at Charleston Peak, 2755 Kyle Canyon Rd., Mt. Charleston, NV 89124.
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