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Thunderstorms cause Internet outage in many eastern Washington communities


SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. Due to severe thunderstorms in the Spokane area, a fiber cable located near Fish Lake in eastern Washington was severed by a fallen tree. As a result, customers in the following communities and surrounding areas may be experiencing disruptions to their internet service:

Almira, Basin City, Cheney (and Eastern Washington University), Chewelah, Connell, Coulee City, Creston, Davenport, Edwall- Tyler, Eltopia, Eureka, Harrington, Kahlotus, Kettle Falls, Lind, Matthews Corner, Medical Lake, Mesa, Nespelem, Odessa, Rearden, Ritzville, Royal City, Spangle, Sprague, Starbuck, Twisp, Washtucna, Wilbur, Wilson Creek, and Winthrop.

CenturyLink repair crews are on-site working to repair the fiber and restore Internet services as quickly as possible. Currently, there is not an estimated time of restoral; however, updated information will be provided as it becomes available.

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