Power restored to majority of PGE customers in tri-county region


At one point roughly 3,000 PGE customers lost power

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Following bouts of stormy weather in the region Tuesday, power has been restored to about two-thirds of the Portland General Electric customers in the tri-county region.

At one point, PGE showed Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties reported having nearly 3,000 customers without power. By 2:30 p.m., however, a just a little more than 400 combined customers were still experiencing no electricity in their residences. Just five reported outages remain, PGE said.

Pacific Power also reported 11 outages in Oregon affecting 31 customers as of 2:30 p.m.

The greater Portland area and neighboring parts of the state are slated to be battered with high winds and rain throughout the day. Severe weather warnings have been issued for the Central Oregon Coast (High Wind Warning); Clatsop County (River Flood Warning); North Oregon Coast (High Wind Warning); Pacific County (river Flood Warning); Tillamook County (two separate River Flood Warnings); and Wahkiakum County (two separate River Flood Warnings).

Outage figures will be updated periodically.

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