PORTLAND, Pray. – Thousands of people were without power Wednesday as a result of heavy rain and wind that hit the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday.
PGE reports outages in the following counties:
Clackamas: 32,291 customers without electricity
Marion: 8,164 customers without power
Multnomah: 7,653 customers without power
Washington: 11,406 customers without power
Yamhill: 1,505 customers without electricity
According to Pacific Power, there are 261 outages in Oregon affecting 6,895 customers.
In Clark County, there are 3,325 customers without power.
You must turn off or unplug electrical equipment after a power failure. This will help avoid a possible voltage load, in case your system overloads when the power is turned on again.
Keep all refrigerator and freezer doors closed. Food can stay cold in the refrigerator for 12 to 24 hours if the doors are kept closed after a power outage.
You must turn on a light both inside and outside the house to know when the light returns.
Portland General Electric (PGE):
(503) 464-7777 (Portland)
(503) 399-7717 (Salem)
(800) 544-1795 Other areas
To report power outages 1-877-508-5088.
By “OUT” text to 722797
Portland: (503) 865-5267
Klamath Falls: (541) 883-5397
Medford: (541) 774-2600
White City: (541) 774-8184
Clark Public Utilities:
To report blackouts (360) 992-8000.
To report blackouts (503) 266-1156 or (503) 721-0532.
To report blackouts (541) 374-8911.
Central Electric Cooperative (Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson, grant, Linn, Wasco & Lake Counties):
To report outages (541) 548-2144 and (866) 495-8651
Consumers Power, Inc. (Benton, Lincoln, Linn, Marion & Polk Counties):
To report blackouts (541) 929-3124
To report blackouts (360) 423-1200.
Forest Grove Light & Power:
To report power outages (503) 992-3250, or (503) 412-2444.
Hood River Electric Co-op:
To report blackouts (541) 354-1233.
McMinnville Water & Light:
To report blackouts (503) 472-6158.
To report blackouts (503) 362-3601.
Wasco Electric Cooperative:
To report outages (541) 296-2740 or (800) 341-8580.