WSU Pullman is experiencing a power outage to multiple facilities caused by an interruption to service from an Avista substation. Avista crews are responding and on site. Estimated time of repairs is approximately 30 minutes. Facilities that are affected are below:
On 10-26-16 at about 10:20 PM WSU PD responded to a burglary at Nez Perce Village complex. The investigation showed the suspect entered the apartment through a locked sliding glass door and took a wallet. There are no suspects at this time.
As a safety precaution, if you live in a residence with a sliding glass door or ground level window, it is a good idea to place a wooden dowel or similar item in the sliding glass door or window track for an additional layer of security.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory and Hazardous Weather Outlook for the Palouse region.
Starting this evening, sustained winds with gusts reaching 50mph are expected. The wind advisory is in effect from 2AM To 7PM Friday, October 14th. Heavy rainfall is also likely, which could cause minor localized flooding in some areas. Weather patterns are expected to continue into next week.
Take appropriate action to be ready for possible impacts from the storm. Be prepared for possible scattered power outages. Use extra caution when driving as high winds can make driving difficult.
Gas leak has been rendered safe in the construction area. North Fairway Road is still closed between The Marriott and Nez Perce Apartment driveways, but both driveways are now accessible. Avista crews are continuing to work in the area.
Avista crews are responding to the natural gas leak. Construction crews struck the line causing a rupture. WSU Police have shut down the area on Fairway Road while crews respond. Guests of the Residence Inn and residents of the nearby Nez Perce Apartments are being allowed through.
The WSU Tri-cities campus has returned to normal operations. That area and the campus experienced a widespread outage on the evening of Tuesday, Sept 20th. Power was restored early this morning and the campus has resumed normal operations.
This is a test of the WSU Alert System. On September 13th, 2016 at 12:05 test notifications were sent out to WSU Pullman students, faculty and staff who were signed up to receive alerts through MyWSU. The WSU Alert system was created to disseminate time critical safety information to the campus population. WSU encourages students, faculty and staff to be personally ALERT to developing incidents, ASSESS each emergency individually, and ACT to ensure their own safety.
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The WSU Office of Emergency Management will be conducting the fall semester test of the WSUAlert system on the Pullman campus Tuesday, September 13th, at 12:05 p.m. Faculty, staff and students associated with the Pullman campus who have signed up for emergency notifications will receive text messages, phone calls, and emails which will be clearly identified as a test. This test will also include the campus outdoor warning sirens. If you hear the sirens, you should take shelter and be aware of your surroundings.
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