Stories tagged: power outages
Sun., Sept. 6, 2009, 10:46 p.m.
Wind knocks out power for 4,000
High wind knocked out power to more than 4,000 homes tonight as a storm moved through the Inland Northwest.
Wed., June 17, 2009, 6:40 p.m.
Power restored on West Plains
Avista has restored power to about 1,200 customers in Airway Heights.
Mon., March 16, 2009, 8:24 a.m.
Power restored from Sunday wind storm
Electrical power was restored across the region by Monday morning after a fast-moving wind storm raked across the Spokane region Sunday evening. A wind gust of 66 mph was measured …
Sun., March 15, 2009, 6:18 p.m.
High winds bring down power lines
High winds have whipped through the area today, leaving downed power lines behind. Currently, Avista is reporting that about 7,500 customers scattered around the region are without power.
Fri., Jan. 23, 2009, midnight
Fog overpowers lines
DAVENPORT, Wash. – Oldtimers in northern Lincoln County west of Spokane say they’ve never seen anything like it. A dense layer of persistent fog has caused ice to accumulate, weighing …
Mon., Dec. 29, 2008, midnight
Wind knocks out power to thousands in Michigan
DETROIT – Wind gusting more than 60 mph knocked out power to about 413,000 Michigan homes and businesses on Sunday as temperatures dipped back into the 20s and 30s. Meanwhile, …
Sun., Dec. 28, 2008, midnight
Blackout hits Oahu during Obama visit
HONOLULU – Almost all of Oahu had electrical power restored Saturday after a power failure blacked out the island’s population of about 900,000 and thousands of holiday visitors, including President-elect …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2007, midnight
Thunderstorms knock out power
Friday night’s thunderstorm left thousands of Inland Northwest households in the dark, and many customers might not have power back until midnight tonight. “The problem is it’s a holiday weekend, …