Flex Alert in Effect Today, from 4 PM to 9 PM
With extreme heat forecasted across much of California into early next week, the state grid operator has issued a Flex Alert for 4pm to 9pm today.
California residents can help reduce stress on the grid by conserving energy use during these hours.
🌡 Set A/C to 78+ degrees
🏠 Set thermostats to 78 degrees or higher, if your health permits
🔌 Avoid using major appliances, like dish washers and clothes washers and dryers
🏠 Close curtains to keep home cool
💡 Turn off all unnecessary lights
— SoCalGas (@socalgas) July 9, 2021
A Flex Alert is issued by the California Independent System Operator (ISO) to encourage voluntary conservation, in order to maintain a safe and reliable grid.
Stay Safe & Conserve!! Scorching temperatures🌡️statewide prompt:
➡️Excessive #Heat🥵Warnings across #California @NWSWestern
➡️#FlexAlert through 9 p.m. tonight💡@California_ISO
*⃣*⃣ Updated list of #cooling❄️centers by county: https://t.co/3L1lJ5hS7T pic.twitter.com/HSNZbv4gIo
— California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (@Cal_OES) July 10, 2021