Severe weather rocks Inland Northwest, knocks out power

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by KREM.com

NWCN.com

Posted on August 26, 2013 at 9:55 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Inland Northwest was hit by powerful thunderstorms Sunday night and into Monday morning.

Severe thunderstorm warnings were in effect beginning at 7:30 Sunday night in Whitman County and eventually worked their way north into Boundary County, Idaho around 11:15 p.m. Sunday.

Rogue storms were reported popping up east of Sandpoint, Lewiston, and Plummer, but the worst of the storms were in Canada.

Avista said 6,679 people remained affected by power outages, but that number was nearly 25,000 at the peak of the storm. The most heavily affected areas were the South Chewelah area, North Central Spokane, and the West Plaines.

For more information on how to report outages in your area, click here for our severe weather information.

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