Stories tagged: power outages
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 3 a.m.
East Coast grinds to a halt as superstorm nears
NEW YORK (AP) — Hurricane Sandy bore down on the Eastern Seaboard’s largest cities Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 6:51 a.m.
Amid dire forecast, Sandy a hurricane again
SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, residents of the nation’s most densely populated corridor contemplated whether to …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 12:23 a.m.
Approaching megastorm threatens East Coast
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Douglas Jumper choked up as he described the long, slow recovery in his central Pennsylvania town from last year’s historic flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2012, 12:49 p.m.
Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 40 in Caribbean
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy rolled out of the Bahamas on Friday after causing 40 deaths across the Caribbean, churning toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2012, 11:25 a.m.
Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 39 in Caribbean
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas on Friday after leaving 39 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2012, 10:37 a.m.
Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 38 in Caribbean
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2012, 6:53 a.m.
Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 29 in Caribbean
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 29 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2012, 2:27 a.m.
Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 21 in Caribbean
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 21 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2012, 12:14 p.m.
Eastern utilities brace for expected super storm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Utilities and governments along the East Coast are working to head off long-term power failures as forecasters predict a major storm to hit a region already …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2012, 8:58 a.m.
Windy conditions will continue through evening
Windy conditions will continue through this evening as many areas of the Inland Northwest experience power outages.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2012, 12:16 a.m.
NYC cleans up from 2 twisters after Eastern storms
NEW YORK (AP) — Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in New York City, darkened tens of thousands of homes in the Washington, D.C., area and flooded New England streets turned …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2012, 12:15 p.m.
Family, truck driver die in storms in NE Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Fierce thunderstorms with strong winds tore through Oklahoma, killing a truck driver and a family whose mobile home was flipped into a creek. One storm rolled …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2012, 1:54 a.m.
Flooding, power outages persist after Isaac
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say a quarter of a million customers are still without power in Louisiana and Mississippi, days after Isaac struck the Gulf Coast. Most of those …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2012, 5:14 p.m.
Days after Isaac, flooding and outages remain
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Much of a finger-shaped parish southeast of New Orleans was still covered with floodwater Sunday and more than 200,000 people across Louisiana still didn’t have any …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2012, 4:10 p.m.
As Isaac pushes north, Gulf Coast slowly recovers
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the remnants of Hurricane Isaac pushed their way up the Mississippi valley on Saturday, spinning off severe thunderstorms and at least four tornadoes, some on …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2012
Homeowners need foresight to prepare for power outages
Don’t wait until the power goes out to start thinking, “Where’s the flashlight?” Power outages are becoming a fact of life around the country, at any time of year. Recent …
Tue., July 31, 2012, 10:48 a.m.
600 million without power in India
NEW DELHI — A massive blackout hit northern and eastern India on Tuesday afternoon, leaving 600 million people without electricity in one of the world’s most widespread power failures.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2012, 9:24 a.m.
Storms bring power outages, heavy rain
The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for heavy rain until 12:15 p.m. in Northern Lincoln County, Northwestern Spokane County, Ferry County, Stevens County and Okanogan County.
Mon., July 2, 2012, 11:06 a.m.
At least 22 dead after storms cut power in East
WASHINGTON — Millions of people in a swath of states along the East Coast and farther west went into a third sweltering day without power today after a round of …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 4, 2011, 8:02 p.m.
Power restored in Spokane Valley
Avista is reporting about 1,800 people are without power near Spokane Valley.
Tue., Jan. 25, 2011, 1:45 p.m.
Power outage on South Hill related to car crash
Power is out on a portion of the South Hill this afternoon as Avista Utilities crews replace a pole at Ninth Avenue and Monroe Street destroyed in a motor vehicle …
Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, 12:12 p.m.
Repairs continue after flooding at Geiger
A power outage caused by basement flooding at Geiger Corrections Center on Sunday, “reflects the challenges of keeping the pre-World War II facility operational,” the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said …
Thu., Dec. 30, 2010
Downed trees cut power as snow piles up
A major snowstorm that swept across the Inland Northwest on Wednesday triggered widespread accidents, closed major highways and knocked out power to thousands. At one point Wednesday night, Avista Utilities …
Wed., Dec. 29, 2010, 4:23 p.m.
Storm continues to play with power lines
The Washington State Patrol has reopened all routes in the vicinity of Interstate 90 and Harvard road, with the exception of the westbound freeway onramp. A pickup-semi crash caused the …
Wed., Nov. 17, 2010
Wind brings hint of what’s ahead
A powerful burst of wind, possibly in excess of 80 mph, knocked down a string of Avista transmission poles near Potlatch, Idaho, at the height of Tuesday morning’s storm that …
Tue., Nov. 16, 2010, 7:48 a.m.
Winds knocked out power to tens of thousands
Power is out for many electrical customers throughout the region, including in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene and the Palouse.
Tue., May 4, 2010, 7:10 a.m.
Power still being restored after Monday storm
Electric utilities in the region continued to mop up damage from Monday’s windstorm as hundreds of power customers waited for their lights to come back on.
Tue., May 4, 2010
Wind wreaks havoc
Winds gusting to 60 mph ripped up trees, knocked down power lines and triggered traffic accidents across the Inland Northwest on Monday. Electric utility crews were expected to continue to …
Thu., April 8, 2010, 3:26 p.m.
Thousands lose power under strong winds
Winds gusting to 53 mph are striking the Inland Northwest today as a fast-moving Pacific storm rips through the region.
Tue., Dec. 1, 2009, 6:15 p.m.
Power restored around Deer Park
Avista Utilities is reporting on its Web site that power has been restored to all customers in north Spokane County and Deer Park.