Gusty winds cause Portland area outages, wind advisory in effect

PORTLAND, Ore. — Gusty winds overnight led to power outages in the Portland area.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through 6 p.m. Monday. Expect winds from the east at 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph.

Forecast

The biggest impact of the wind will be eastern portions of the Portland area and the west hills, according to the weather service.

At one point, Portland General Electric reported several thousand customers without power, many caused by fallen trees. Power was restored to most by daybreak.

About 200 customers for Clark Public Utilities lost power before it was restored. Pacific Power reported no Oregon outages.

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