PACIFIC POWER IS PREPARED TO RESPOND TO WEATHER-RELATED OUTAGES AHEAD OF FORECAST WINTER STORM

News Release from Pacific Power
January 8th, 2024

Pacific Power is prepared to respond to weather-related outages ahead of forecast winter storm 

PORTLAND, OR (Jan. 8, 2023) – Pacific Power is monitoring a winter storm approaching the Pacific Northwest regions in Oregon, California and Washington on Monday night. The forecast weather indicates strong winds could result in system interruptions, causing possible power outages through early Wednesday morning.

Pacific Power’s meteorology team is closely monitoring the storm and crews are on standby ready to respond to weather-related outages.

Pacific Power encourages customers to always be prepared for outages and supports state and local emergency management organizations, recommending Oregonians have an emergency plan for up to 72 hours without essential services.

Here are some simple steps customers can take to prepare and stay informed:

Visit pacificpower.net/outages for restoration estimates.

As a reminder, stay away from all downed power lines and utility lines. Even if the lines are not sparking, they could be energized and extremely dangerous. Customers should avoid both downed trees and powerlines as well as keep pets far away from those areas.

Call 911 and report the outage to Pacific Power at 1-877-508-5088.

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