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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Brace yourselves, another windstorm is expected to hit us this week. 

We are only three weeks removed from the last windstorm that devastated our region and left thousands in the dark, but another storm is expected to hit this Wednesday, bringing with it the potential of 60 mph wind gusts. 

The storm is expected Wednesday morning around 10:00 a.m. with sustained winds of near 30 mph and gusts possibly doubling that. The National Weather Service said storm damage is a possibility, but it should be nowhere near the outage we experienced on November 17. Avista says they have been restocking their supplies in case of another outage. 

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