California: Weather in the 21st Century includes rolling blackouts

By 2030 weather reports may map out tomorrows blackouts, today

Matthew Wright for the DailyMail

California orders rolling blackouts for up to two MILLION people as record-breaking heat wave grips the state with temperatures hitting 112 degrees and crowds flocking to beaches Rolling blackouts could affect up to 250,000 homes and businesses in the state Such a power cut has not been implemented since 2001, when there was a massive electric crisis San Joaquin Valley will see temperatures of 112 degrees and Los Angeles is expected to reach 96 degrees

So that’s a hot 44.4 C in the San Joaquin Valley, while L.A.’s extreme heatwave is all of 35. degrees C. These are the first set of rolling blackouts since 2001. Obviously the USA is behind Australia in the race to the Unreliable Future.

With temperatures soaring above 100 degrees in many parts of the state, and millions of residents stuck at home amid the coronavirus pandemic, experts feared the high demand for power would overwhelm the grid.

‘A Stage 3 Emergency is declared when demand outpaces available supply. Rotating power interruptions have been initiated to maintain stability of the electric grid,’ the Independent System Operator announced […]

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August 15, 2020 at 01:38PM

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