Salem is under a high wind warning until 4 p.m., Tuesday Dec. 27 as gusts up to 65 mph cause widespread power outages.
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Squirrel causes large power outage in east Salem Tuesday
The brief outage affected nearly 2,000 customers.
Crash leaves thousands without power in NE Salem Tuesday night
About 3,400 homes and businesses lost power for two hours Tuesday night after a driver hit a pole on Northeast 23rd Street.
PHOTOS: Fallen tree leaves thousands without power in West Salem
A fallen oak tree branch left about 2,400 customers without power Monday night in west Salem, with outages and road detours continuing into Tuesday for some as crews made repairs. Salem Electric Member Services Manager Jacob Knudsen said the outage, which occurred just after 10 p.m., was caused by a[Read More…]
Squirrel’s antics leave 130 Salem Heights homes and businesses without power
About 130 households are without power in the Salem Heights area Wednesday morning after a squirrel disrupted the local power grid. Crews investigating the outage didn’t specify exactly what happened, other than to point blame at the rodent. “Whatever the squirrel did was significant enough to take down a couple[Read More…]