PORTLAND, Ore. — Approximately 12,500 Pacific Power customers in areas of Linn, Douglas, Lincoln, Tillamook, Marion and Polk counties have been notified of a Public Safety Power Shutoff due to forecast high, gusty easterly winds during extreme wildfire conditions beginning in some areas early Friday morning through Saturday. Current forecasts indicate conditions for a Public Safety Power Shutoff could be met in some areas as early as 12:01 a.m. on September 9, 2022. However, due to the dynamic nature of the wind event, certain areas could experience different start times and Public Safety Power Shutoff durations. It is our goal to communicate estimated start times with customers Thursday evening.
Map of Public Safety Power Shutoff areas: PacificPower.net/PSPS
A Public Safety Power Shutoff is a proactive effort to reduce wildfire risk during hazardous fire weather conditions, including extremely low humidity, dry vegetation, elevated levels on key weather indexes and sustained winds and gusts.
Customers have been notified of the potential power shutoff through phone calls, email and text messages, and continue to receive updates through ongoing communications. Please make sure your contact information is up to date in your account profile so we can reach you with updates and information.
Temporary Community Resource Centers are being set up in affected communities. The centers will open at 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday; and will remain open both days until 10 p.m. (unless service is restored earlier on Saturday).
Partial list of Community Resource Center amenities:
For all non-emergency questions about the Public Safety Power Shutoff, customers and the public should call Pacific Power at 1-888-221-7070.
Pacific Power is bringing in additional personnel and resources to ensure service is restored as quickly and safely as possible once weather conditions allow. Crews will actively patrol lines and remove debris and make repairs if needed. Once that work is complete, Pacific Power will restore service.
Weather-related outages could happen outside of Public Safety Power Shutoff areas. The best time to prepare is now. Check that your outage kit is stocked and ready. Things to include are:
Visit PacificPower.net/WildfireSafety for additional information on Public Safety Power Shutoffs, outage preparedness and wildfire safety.
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