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Crews work to restore power after Pacific Northwest storm


January 6, 2019

SEATTLE (AP) — Crews worked Sunday to restore power after windstorms pummeled parts of Washington state and Oregon over the weekend and left hundreds of thousands of people without electricity, officials said.

Puget Sound Energy said Sunday that since the peak of the storm it had restored electricity to 147,000 customers. As of 2:30 p.m., about 148,000 customers remained without power, it said.

The utility reported downed power lines and poles and substation outages. In a statement on its website, it said some customers could be without power for "multiple days" due the damage to its syst...

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