Windstorm knocks out power in Pendleton

PENDLETON, Ore. - A windstorm has knocked over trees in Pendleton. Utility lines have also fallen, cutting electricity.

Pacific Power tells KEPR electricity was lost near Hawthorne School.

100 customers are without power - down from 3,050 earlier. Crews don't have an exact estimate when power will be restored.

The National Weather Service recorded sustained winds of 35 mph and even a wind gust of 61 mph around noon.

A Millton-Freewater weather station recorded a 76 mph gust.

A viewer shared a photo of a fallen tree from Frazer Avenue in Pendleton.

To report a power outage, call Pacific Power at 877-508-5088.

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