Unplanned outages possible this weekend due to heat, winds
September 7, 2022
The National Weather Service has forecast high heat and winds beginning Friday, Sept. 9, which may result in extreme risk of fire danger and unplanned outages in both Consumers Power Inc. and Pacific Power service territories throughout Linn County.
The agency's forecast covers the Highway 20 corridor east of Sweet Home through the Willamette National Forest; areas of Lacomb and Snow Peak and areas north and east of Scio; through Lyons, Mehama, Mill City, Gates, Detroit, Idanha and Marion Forks.
Both utility companies are taking preventative measures to mitigate the risks and may, as a last...