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Thunderstorms cause power outages

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Thunderstorms that swept through Spokane and Kootenai Counties have left some residents without power.  Kootenai Electric is reporting 500 customers without power in the Post Falls Idaho area after lightning struck a utility pole.

Avista initially reported 2,000 customers without power in the Post Falls area but 1600 of those customers have had there power restored.  Avista says that the remaining 400 customers should have there power restored by 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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