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Mighty winds knock out power

Pacific Power's outages map shows 1,457 customers without power this afternoon after strong winds blew down trees and knocked out power lines.

Most of the damage occurred north of Medford in the White City and Eagle Point areas, and 133 people were without power in the Talent area, according to the map.

Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon showed 18 reports of downed power lines or public hazards within six hours today. The winds are forecast to die down by tonight, but more treachery is in store -- heavy snow on mountain passes.

To see what else Mother Nature plans for the Rogue Valley this weekend, click here.

If you experience a power outage, call Pacific Power at 1-877-508-5088 or test OUT to 722797.

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