Highway 1 in Big Sur closed on schedule at 2:00 PM today.
2:12 PM Text Message From Richard Hadley, head PIO for Big Sur: PG&E will de-energize only as needed and for as short a period as possible.
2:24 PG&E to cut the power in 10 minutes
This is what the back burn in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park looks like presently. Photo ©Kyle Evans