Small, scattered power outages reported as windy weather moves into the region

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SPOKANE, Wash. — A handful of power outages have been reported Wednesday morning as windy weather moves into the region.

Avista reported an outage near Gonzaga Prep affecting 125 customers. Avista crews have been dispatched to the area and said a power pole fire caused the outage.

Another outage was reported south of Manito Park. Crews have arrived on the scene, but the cause of the outage is under investigation.

Inland Power has also reported an outage along North Mount Spokane Park Drive. About 60 customers are affected, but a cause has not been determined.

Windy weather is expected throughout the day Wednesday. A wind advisory is in place for much of central and eastern Washington through 7 p.m. Rain will continue throughout the day, with a clearing later this evening.

Avista customers can check the status of their outage here. Inland Power customers can get the latest info at this link.

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