Warning from Grant County during wind storm - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Warning from Grant County during wind storm

MOSES LAKE, Wash. -  This is a emergency message regarding the windstorm occurring today, May 9, 2010.

The storm has impacted the local county roads in Grant County and caused some road closures. Winds and whiteout conditions caused by blowing dust have caused some traffic accidents with injuries. In addition, power lines are down in multiple locations. 

Grant County Emergency Management and the Sheriff's Offices are asking people to STAY OFF THE ROADWAYS. Do not attempt to travel --- STAY PUT and wait out this storm. The National Weather Service advises that this storm may last until 11:00 p.m. tonight.

Citizens are asked to stay tuned to local television and radio stations for updated information. Citizens are also asked to NOT call 9-1-1 unless they are reporting an emergency. Also, do not approach or attempt to move any downed power lines. All power lines should be considered dangerous and should only be handled by the Grant County PUD.

 

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