High wind cuts Dayton power Monday


November 18, 2021

-Chronicle photo by Charlotte Baker

The Downtown Business District was dark for about an hour and a half when powerful, sustained high wind caused a power outage Monday afternoon.

DAYTON–The town went dark for about an hour and a half Monday afternoon, November 15, due to high winds roaring through the Pacific Northwest causing a tree to fall on power lines.

Sustained winds in the Touchet Valley were clocked at around 43 miles per hour, according to Jim Smith at the National Weather Service office in Pendleton, Ore. The winds were the result of a strong cold front that...

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