Scattered Power Outages Affecting Northeast Seattle, Northwest Seattle and Madrona Neighborhood

Lighting and rain are causing scattered power outages in Madrona and neighborhoods in northeast and northwest Seattle. Not all customers within these general boundaries are affected:

 SEATTLE — Lighting and rain caused scattered power outages in Madrona and neighborhoods in northeast and northwest Seattle. Not all customers within these general boundaries are affected:

  •  Outage reported at 11:48 p.m., Nov. 5, 2009 affecting about 2,065 customers.  Power was restored to about 63 percent of these customers at about 1 a.m., Nov.6. The original boundaries of this outage were E. Pike St. on the north, S. King St. on the south, Lake Washington on the east and 23rd Ave. on the west.  This outage was caused by lightning. The estimated restoration time for the remaining customers without power  is not immediately known.
  •   Outage reported at 11:46 p.m., Nov. 5, 2009 affecting about 2,600 customers. Power was fully restored at approximately 2:10 a.m.,  Nov. 6. The original boundaries of this outage were N 123rd St. on the north, N 70th St. on the south, Corliss Ave. N. on the east and 8th Ave. NW on the west.  This outage was caused by lightening. 
  •  Outage reported at 11:42 p.m., Nov. 5, 2009 affecting about 3,192 customers. This outage was fully restoreed at approximately 1:15 a.m., Nov. 6.  The original boundaries of this outage were NE 123rd St. on the north, NE 74th St. on the south, Lake Washington on the east and 5th Ave. NE on the west.  This outage was caused by a pole fire.  

Seattle City Light is the ninth largest public electric utility in the United States.  It has the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to nearly 1 million Seattle area residents.  City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.