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UPDATE: Flex Alert 7/10/2021 4:00-9:00 P.M.

Posted On: July 9, 2021

Flex alert from 7/9/21 has been extended through 7/10/21

A Flex Alert is issued when the electricity grid is under stress because of generation or transmission outages, or from persistent hot temperatures.

A Flex Alert is a call for consumers to voluntarily conserve electricity. Your participation can help avoid more serious steps to protect the power grid, including rotating outages.

Learn more about Flex Alerts and stage electrical emergencies.

During a Flex Alert
• Set thermostat at 78° or higher, if health permits
• Avoid using major appliances
• Turn off unnecessary lights
• Use fans for cooling
• Unplug unused items
Learn more about Flex Alerts and what you can do to prepare before an alert.   (Tips available in ESPAÑOL and TIẾNG VIỆT )

Go to for the latest grid emergency information and click here to sign up for alerts.