Crews making good progress in restoring power

Seattle City Light crews have been able to restore power to about 7,400 customers but about 2,000 are still without power.

SEATTLE —Seattle City Light crews have been able to restore power to about 7,400 customers  but about 2,000 are still without power.  A thunderstorm that moved through the area around 12:30 a.m. caused several outages scattered throughout the service area.  The remaining outages are scattered with the largest concentration in Greenwood area.  Crews were called in from home and began making repairs starting around 2 a.m. 

Crews estimate they will have service restored for all customers by 5:30 p.m.

Seattle City Light is the tenth 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 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.