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Seattle City Light Crews Making Progress With Power Restoration

Seattle City Light crews worked through the night to restore power to thousands following high winds Thursday night.


Power restored to more than 45,000

City Light crews worked through a windy and wet night, restoring power to about 45,000 customers by 10 a.m. today. The outages began at around 5:45 p.m. on Oct. 25, and quickly escalatated. The combination of wet soils from a week of rains, and high winds on trees with leaves still on them, led to […]


Crews Restore Power to 43,000+ in North Seattle

After 5:30 p.m. this evening, a breaker failure in the North Substation caused a power outage to more than 43,000 customers. The cause of the breaker failure is still being investigated.As of 8:30 p.m., all 43,000 customers have been restored by crews.


10 p.m. Update: Crews Working Through the Night to Restore Service

Seattle City Light crews restored power to more than 33,000 homes and businesses by 10 p.m. today after high winds knocked down trees and branches throughout the Puget Sound Area, causing widespread outages. About 13,000 customers were still without power and crews planned to work through the night restoring service. An estimate for full restoration was set for sometime […]


Winds Hitting Puget Sound Area Could Cause Scattered Outages

A storm system rolling into the Puget Sound area today is forecast to bring gusts of 30 to 45 mph before tapering off this evening. With many trees still holding most of their leaves, such gusts could break branches or push branches into power lines, increasing the risk of power outages. This is why Seattle […]


Various Seattle Neighborhoods and More Without Power — Mother Nature is the Cause

City Light crews are working to restore power to various neighborhoods in Seattle and other outlying areas in its service territory. As of this notice, there are more than 20,000 customers without power. Below are some of the major outages in the area:


Safety First When Using Portable Generators

Portable generators have become a popular option for some people who need or want the extra assurance of having power even during an outage. If you have a generator, or are considering buying one, know the dos and don’ts of using it before you need it.


Leschi Power Outage

Seattle City Light crews are responding to reports of a power outage affecting about 2,081 customers in the Leschi area of Seattle. The outage was detected at 6:04 p.m. today, April 20. There are reports of a tree down in the area but the exact cause of the outage is being investigated. An estimated time […]


Power out in Greenwood and Maple Leaf neightborhoods

A power outage has occurred in north Seattle affecting 4,095 customers. Crews are enroute to determine the cause. The boundaries are on the North, 88th St,; to the west, Aurora Ave N; the east is 8th Ave NE and on the south, NE 53rd St. No estimated time of restoration has been determined.


Power Restored to Most West Seattle Customers

Seattle City Light crews have restored power to all but about 720 customers in West Seattle by about 3:30 a.m. today, Feb. 20.

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