MEDFORD, Ore. – With wet and windy weather forecast for coastal areas and western valleys in coming days, Pacific Power reminds its customers and the public in western Oregon and northern California to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable.
“Windstorms can cause extensive damage that lead to power outages,” said Allen Berreth, vice president, operations. “We are always prepared to respond with crews at the ready, to repair damage as fast as possible and reduce the amount of time any customer is without service.”
To ensure that you are prepared for outages, we ask that every home maintain an Emergency Outage Kit that includes the following:
If a power outage occurs, Pacific Power encourages customers to first check their fuses and circuit breakers. If the power failure is not caused inside the home or business, customers should report the outage to Pacific Power at 1-877-508-5088.
For more information about preparing for storms go to pacificpower.net/outages-safety or
Para obtener consejos de preparación para las tormentas y seguridad durante apagones, visite: pacificpower.net/es/apagones/centro-de-tormentas
Get the App. The Pacific Power App for mobile devices can become invaluable during an outage. You can report and track an outage affecting you from your mobile device. The app is free and can be downloaded on the App Store or Google Play. For more information, visit www.pacificpower.net/app.
Pacific Power suggests these safety precautions: