The California Independent System Operator said on social media that it is forecasting tight energy supplies starting in the early afternoon.
The organization urges state residents to conserve energy between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. The flex alert period had previously been set to 3-10 p.m.
CA consumers, we appreciate your conservation during this #heatwave. #ISO is forecasting tight supplies earlier in the day today, so please follow #FlexAlert from 2-9 p.m. #EveryWattCounts #KeepConservingCA— California ISO (@California_ISO) August 19, 2020