More than 26,000 without electricity due to strong winds that hit the area Amanda

 

More than 26,000 without electricity due to strong winds that hit the area Amanda

SPOKANE, Wash. - The first winter storm of the season is blowing and power outages are increasing. With winds of 60mph expected late Friday, those living in the area should be prepared for disturbances.

While crews worked their hardest during the day to restore power caused by Thursday night's snow, the number of blackouts increased again due to strong winds.

The following is an overview of the power outage in the area.

Avista: 

Customers impacted: 13,648

To view the outage map, click here.

Inland Power

Customers impacted: 1,012

To view the outage map, click here.

Kootenai Electric

Customers affected: 4,240

To view the outage map, click here.

Northern Lights: 

Customers affected: 6,489

To view the outage map, click here.

Douglas County PUD:

Customers affected: 800


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