PG&E has reduced the number of customers who may be affected by a public safety power shutoff. The number of counties involved has been reduced from 24 to 16. The number of customers involved in Shasta County has been reduced to 8,940 and the areas facing power outages include Anderson, Cottonwood, Igo, Millville, Palo Cedro and any PG&E electric customers in Redding. The number of Tehama County customers is about 6,700, while Trinity County will not be impacted. The outages are expected to start early Wednesday morning and will take place in phases through early afternoon. Cal-Trans has closed 3 rest areas locally, Lakehead and O’Brien, north of Redding and both the northbound and southbound Herbert S. Miles Rest Areas north of Red Bluff.