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Major power outage reported north of Florence

As storms moved in Thursday morning, thousands of Central Lincoln PUD customers lost power.

Posted: Nov 22, 2018 12:28 PM
Updated: Nov 26, 2018 11:01 AM

FLORENCE, Ore. -- At one point, as many as 4,500 customers were without power Thursday morning along Lane County's coast. 

The major outage was reported as heavy rain and strong winds moved onshore. 

Power crews are working to figure out the cause of the outage. At last check, they believe a fallen tree could be to blame, according to Central Lincoln PUD.

This is a developing story. Refresh this web report for updates. For a look at Central Lincoln PUD's live outage map, click here.

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