More Than 107,000 Lose Power In Wind Storm

The storm that hit Oregon Saturday night brought damaging winds to the Coast and the Willamette Valley.

Newport had one of the strongest gusts for a city on the Coast at 60 miles an hour. Portland International Airport had a 54 mile an hour gust and Salem had a gust of 51 m.p.h. At Mt. Hood Meadows, the station at the top of the Cascade Chair Lift recorded a gust of 75 m.p.h.

The winds caused tree damage and power outages.

Portland General Electric had more than 40,000 customers without power. Clark Public Utilities had 66,900 customers without power. Utility crews are working Sunday to restore power.

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