PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Thousands in the Portland metro area have lost power due mainly to high winds early Thursday morning.

Portland General Electric reported nearly 5,000 of its customers lost power at 6:30 a.m. Gresham had the largest cluster of outages with over 1,000 reported.

Shortly after 11 a.m., PGE reported more than 1,300 customers were still without power across the metro area.

A handful of outages were caused by downed trees on powerlines, however, the majority of the outages are caused by high winds. According to PGE, the outages are caused by wind gusts of 30 mph.

PGE told KOIN 6 crews have been dispatched, but there is currently no estimated time of when the power will be restored.

Meanwhile, Pacific Power reported a handful of its customers were without power in Northeast Portland early Thursday morning. By 8 a.m., all power had been restored in the area.

By 11 a.m., more than 60 Pacific Power customers were experiencing outages in Corvallis.

In Southwest Washington, Clark Public Utilities reported more than 1,200 outages shortly after 7 a.m. Nearly four hours later, only 21 customers were still without power.