Thousands remain without power across W. Oregon

Thousands remain without power across W. Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. - The windstorm that swept through Western Oregon on Sunday knocked out power to thousands of households.

The scramble to restore power continues Monday.

The Emerald People's Utility District said 3,500 customers were still without power as of 2:30 p.m. Monday. Crews hope to get the power back up by Monday night.

Nearly 1,000 Eugene Water and Electric Board customers in the McKenzie River Valley remained without power as of Monday afternoon. However, EWEB estimated that it would re-energize the main power line between Leaburg and Vida by early evening, restoring power to an undetermined number of those customers.

However, several hundred upriver customers likely will remain without power until at least Tuesday. Customers who do not have power restored by 10 p.m. Monday should expect to be without power overnight.

EWEB initially had 3,000 customers without power on Sunday.

Pacific Power still has 320 customers in Cottage Grove and Junction City without power, in addition to 4,400 customers in Roseburg and 3,000 in Lebanon. The hope is to have power restored by Monday night.

Bonneville Power Administration restored power to all points of delivery to the utility customers so that enables them to provide power to their customers.

Blachly-Lane Electric Co-Op has restored power to all customers.

Douglas Electric still has 120 customers without power.

KVAL News has not yet heard back from Springfield Utility Board or Lane Electric Co-Op with the latest on power outages. This story will be updated as more information comes in.