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Inland NW windstorm 2015: School closures and other helpful info

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SCHOOL CLOSURES: http://www.khq.com/story/7254841/school-closures-delays

DOWNED TREES: 
Over 200 reported downed trees have come into the City hotline over the last 15 hours. Crews are responding to these calls in order of priority. Arterial locations are the first concern, residential streets second and finally side streets. All reported trees that have fallen on streets have been mapped

 

Contact a certified arborist to help with tree removal: https://my.spokanecity.org/urbanforestry/permits/
Please understand that all of these businesses are experiencing a high volume of calls so be patient and know that you will likely have to schedule an appointment. 


To report a downed tree on public property within the City of Spokane, call 625.7733

To report a downed tree on public property in Spokane County, Call 509-477-3600

For more information on downed tree from the City of Spokane, click here:  https://my.spokanecity.org/news/stories/2015/11/18/downed-trees-reported-throughout-city/

DOWNED POWER LINES: 


Never touch or move a downed line. Stay as far away as possible and keep others away. Do not attempt to rescue someone else who has touched a downed line. 


To report a downed power line with Vera Power, call (509) 924-3800.

To report a downed power line with Avista, call (800) 227-9187 

To report a downed power line with Kootenai Electric, call 1-877-744-1055

To report a downed power line with Modern Electric, call (509) 926-9800


EMERGENCY SHELTERS:
 

The Red Cross has opened a shelter today at 11:00am at 1404 N Ash St, in Spokane.
If you have questions, please call: (509) 326-3330


WARMING CENTERS:

Spokane Libraries are heated and open to the public. Power strips to charge devices are available, as well as computers.

East side branches open until 8 p.m.

Indian Trail open until 6 p.m.

American Red Cross shelter – Girls Scouts facility, 1404 N. Ash St., open 24 hours, will take all ages and pets.

Salvation Army Warming Center - 222 E. Indiana, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m., will take all ages. Entrance on Nora at the back of gym. Look for Warming Center entrance sign. Power is out, but there are blankets available. To donate blankets or volunteer, call (509) 329-2721.

House of Charity - single adults only - open at 6:00 p.m., 32 W. Pacific.

HOTELS: 

Davenport Grand - 200 rooms left as of 3:30 p.m. Phone lines are down, walk-ins recommended

Spokane Best Western Peppertree Airport Inn - 15 rooms left as of 3:30 p.m, power restored to hotel. 

Spokane Valley Crossland Economy Studios - 3 rooms available as of 3:40 p.m.

Econo Lodge Inn and Suites - 58 rooms available as of 3:40 p.m.

Post Falls - Silverstone Inn and Suites - 40 rooms available

LATEST POWER OUTAGE INFO:

Avistahttp://outagemap.myavista.com/external/default.html

Inland Power and Light: https://smarthub.inlandpower.com/woViewer/mapviewer.html?config=Outage+Web+Map

Vera Water and Power: http://www.verawaterandpower.com/outages

Modern Electric: http://mewco.com/

Kootenai Electric: http://www.kec.com/content/power-outage-updates

Pend Oreille County PUD: http://popud.org/power-outage

Clearwater Power: https://smarthub.clearwaterpower.com/oms/outageMap

Northern Lights Electric: http://www.nli.coop/account-services/outage-reporting-system/

Grant PUD: https://www.facebook.com/GrantCountyPUD

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