Planned Outage Impacting Moses Lake Area - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Planned Outage Impacting Moses Lake Area

Posted: Updated:

EPHRATA, Wash. – On Friday, December 16, Grant PUD customers in the Moses Lake area will experience a sustained power outage from approximately 2:00 a.m. - 4:30 a.m.

During this time crews will be working to reconfigure transmission lines and enhance reliability in advance of cold winter weather.

Specific Moses Lake areas impacted include: north from Alder Street Fill including Stratford Road commercial area extending to county Road 16 N.E., Cascade Valley, the base area and customers north of Highway 17 and along Road 4 N.E.

Customers with medically sensitive electronic needs should call customer service at (509) 766-2505 and begin making appropriate arrangements. We appreciate your patience as our crews work to safely restore service. If extreme winter weather occurs in this timeframe, the outage may be rescheduled.

Grant PUD offers these helpful tips to help prepare for winter outages:

  • Never use candles for lighting. Only use flashlights for emergency lighting.
  • Do not use barbeques, gas stoves or generators inside your home or basement. Always keep these fuel-burning devices outdoors.
  • Turn off and unplug all sensitive electrical equipment.
  • Avoid opening the refrigerator or freezer.
  • Turn off the furnace, appliances and all but one light. Wait at least 10 minutes afterpower is restored before turning these items back on.
  •   For details on an extended area outage, follow us on Twitter (@Grant PUD) on your mobile device
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • PHOTOS JUST IN: Devastation from Carlton Complex; 300 homes burned

    PHOTOS JUST IN: Devastation from Carlton Complex; 300 homes burned

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:07:59 GMT
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - The Okanogan County Sheriff says the Carlton Complex wildfire has many more homes than previously thought. Sheriff Frank Rogers said Friday that the Carlton Complex fire has consumed about 300 homes this month. His office previously placed the number at 150, but he said then he knew it would rise.>>
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - The Okanogan County Sheriff says the Carlton Complex wildfire has many more homes than previously thought. Sheriff Frank Rogers said Friday that the Carlton Complex fire has consumed about 300 homes this month. His office previously placed the number at 150, but he said then he knew it would rise.>>
  • 44 Riverside homes destroyed or damaged in storm

    44 Riverside homes destroyed or damaged in storm

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:46:53 GMT
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - Many families were still at the Red Cross Shelter set up at Riverside High School in Riverside this morning.An afternoon storm destroyed or damaged 44 of their homes and knocked down close to 100 trees in Riverside Village Mobile Home Park.Many residents said the storm looked like a tornado as it swept through their neighborhood.>>
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - Many families were still at the Red Cross Shelter set up at Riverside High School in Riverside this morning.An afternoon storm destroyed or damaged 44 of their homes and knocked down close to 100 trees in Riverside Village Mobile Home Park.Many residents said the storm looked like a tornado as it swept through their neighborhood.>>
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Dog passes out from overwhelming joy at owners return

    VIRAL VIDEO: Dog passes out from overwhelming joy at owners return

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:26:12 GMT
    KHQ.COM - A woman who left her dog in the care of friends while she moved away for two years, got an unexpected and heart melting reaction from her little schnauzer, Casey, when she returned. This video has gone viral since it was posted July 24th with over 17 million views as of July 28th.>>
    KHQ.COM - A woman who left her dog in the care of friends while she moved away for two years, got an unexpected and heart melting reaction from her little schnauzer, Casey, when she returned. This video has gone viral since it was posted July 24th with over 17 million views as of July 28th.>>