National Weather Service wind advisory in place Tuesday
VANCOUVER – As high wind and rain continue in the greater Vancouver area, the city wants residents to know where they can report clogged storm drains, downed trees, traffic signal outages or other winter weather issues.
Residents can call Vancouver Public Works dispatch at (360) 487-8177 and select “0” to reach a customer service representative during regular business hours. For urgent issues after hours or on a holiday, follow the prompts to reach our answering service. Non-urgent issues can also be reported online.
As weather conditions evolve, the city will monitor and adjust its response as needed.
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory that will remain in effect until 7 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 27).
The advisory projects Southwest winds with gusts 35 to 45 mph. Winds were expected to gradually ease late this afternoon and evening.
The advisory warned that gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects and tree limbs could be blown down and power outages may result.
As of 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Clark Public Utilities reported 31,011 customers were without power. To check on outages, go to https://www.clarkpublicutilities.com/outages-safety/
Information provided by city of Vancouver.
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