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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