California utility PG&E (PCG) turned the power off on Monday as a safety precaution due to weather conditions that could be conducive of a wildfire. The power outage affected about 24,000 customers with some still without power on Tuesday.

As of 6 a.m. on Tuesday, PG&E said its crews were inspecting Butte, Nevada, and Yuba counties for safety. In some areas, power had been restored, but other areas, where there was still a risk of a fire, were still impacted by the electrical outage.

PG&E said it expects to have power restored to all customers by 6 p.m. on Tuesday unless damage is found. The company also said it will continue to monitor the weather conditions in the North Bay and Sierra foothills that could cause another power outage to occur Tuesday night until Wednesday morning.

The counties that could be affected by the second power outage include Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Yuba, Lake, Napa, and Sonoma.

PG&E filed for bankruptcy in January after admitting liability for the Northern California wildfires. The power outages are a safety precaution taken by the utility to help prevent another wildfire in the region.

Shares of PG&E stock were down 8.02 percent as of 3:58 p.m. ET on Tuesday.

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PG&E will replace half of it board of directors with new independent members by its 2019 annual meeting. PG&E workers remain at the scene of a three-alarm fire that started after a construction crew hit a gas line on Feb. 07, 2019 in San Francisco. Getty Images/Justin Sullivan