As of 4 p.m., scattered outages were affecting approximately 6,200 customers throughout Seattle City Light’s service territory. Crews are responding to make repairs. Strong winds hit early Tuesday afternoon. The hardest hit areas have been near Northgate/Pinehurst, Meridian Park (Shoreline) and Bitter Lake. Customers can get updated numbers and outage information online at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat.
Seattle City Light is the 10th largest public electric utility in the United States. It has some of the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to about 750,000 Seattle area residents. City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.