Stories tagged: power outage
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
Storms that began on Halloween have killed at least two people, caused flooding, down trees and power lines and damaged homes from the Deep South to the Northeast
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Even with the winds kicking up dangerously, California’s biggest utility is facing gripes and second-guessing for shutting off electricity to millions of people to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires
Wed., Oct. 9, 2019
California’s biggest utility shut off electricity to more than a million people Wednesday for what could be days on end, in the most sweeping effort in state history to prevent …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
Avista said the outage started shortly after 12:30 p.m.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
The National Weather Service recorded 1.9 inches of snow at the Spokane International Airport on Saturday, setting new daily and monthly records. It was the first measurable September snowfall in …
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019
The storm blew over trees and sparked numerous fires, most of which were quickly doused by firefighters or heavy rain.
Sat., July 13, 2019
Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square’s towering electronic screens, darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Alaska Airlines flights are back in the air after a nationwide ground stop that was apparently caused by a power outage.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
State officials say more than 6.2 million chinook salmon fry died last week when strong winds caused a power outage at a state hatchery in Gig Harbor.
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018
A downed power line in downtown Spokane Tuesday afternoon led to brief bouts of chaos as cars navigated street-light-less roads and hospitals operated on backup generators.
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018
About 1,600 Avista Utilities customers in Spokane Valley were without power for about an hour Monday morning.
Thu., May 24, 2018
Officials say scattered power outages halted some flights on the south side of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018
Officials say they still don’t know who sent a “zombie alert” to residents of a Florida city following a power outage.
Thu., April 12, 2018
Some 870,000 electricity customers across Puerto Rico were left without power on Thursday after another widespread outage, forcing the island’s main public hospital and international airport to switch to backup …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
Puerto Rico’s electricity utility said Friday it will dial down the power generation starting this weekend as
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
More than 6,000 electricity customers woke up Wednesday morning to no power as a winter stormed blanketed much of the Inland Northwest.
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017
Ticketing and baggage areas were a bit backed up, but security lines were moving quickly in Atlanta on Monday morning as the world’s busiest airport recovered from a crippling power …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and stranded thousands of passengers during one of the busiest travel times of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
Power restored to Airway Heights after outage results from car crash
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017
Avista Utilities said equipment problems led to about 23,000 customers losing power just before 9 a.m. Tuesday on the South Hill and in the East Central neighborhood in Spokane. The …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017
Avista Utilities sends people and equipment to Georgia to help with repairs in the wake of Tropical Storm Irma.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
Avista Utilities has restored power to about 1,400 customers that lost electricity Tuesday morning in northwest Spokane due a burned power pole.
Mon., July 31, 2017
Crews are taking two approaches to restore power to two North Carolina Outer Banks islands.
UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017
A “steady stream” of tourists left a North Carolina island Saturday under evacuation orders prompted by a widespread power outage, wiping out a significant chunk of the lucrative summer months …
Fri., April 7, 2017
Strong winds knocked out power to more than 100,000 homes and businesses in western Oregon.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
Authorities say customers in a small central Washington town were without power after an explosion at a public utility district substation.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
Thousands of people in King and Kitsap counties could be without power until Friday.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017
The entire Hawaiian island of Lanai has not had electrical service since Saturday after strong winds snapped or damaged utility poles.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017
A Monday morning collision near Republic blocked State Highway 21 for several hours and caused a power outage in the area.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
Utility officials say a falling fish knocked out power to nearly 200 customers in Seattle.