Over 6,000 people without power in Washington County

Washington County

The exact cause of these outages is still being investigated

FILE – In this Nov. 26, 2018, file photo, a Pacific Gas & Electric lineman works to repair a power line in fire-ravaged Paradise, Calif. PG & E anticipates shutting off power in 9 California counties due to hot, dry and windy conditions even as it formalizes settlements with the vast majority of claims from the deadly Northern California wildfires in 2017 and 2018. The San Francisco utility will make a final decision before noon Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, on whether it will cut power. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Outages in and around Clackamas and Washington County left more than 6,000 people without power on Saturday morning.

Portland General Electric’s website shows 6,776 Washington County customers affected, and 1,183 Clackamas County customers affected — as well as 98 and 95 customers in Multnomah and Yamhill County, respectively.

Washington County Sheriff’s Office confirmed traffic lights are currently out on Tualatin Valley Highway from Northwest 185th Avenue to Northwest Cornelius Pass Road.

List of outages from PGE’s website on Oct. 19, 2019. (PortlandGeneral.com)

The exact cause of these outages is still being investigated. As of this writing, the expected time for power restoration is 11 a.m.

KOIN 6 News will update this story as new information becomes available.

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