Bad Weather Knocks Out Power to 5,500 Customers

SEATTLE – About 5,500 customers are without power in scattered outages caused by windy weather.

One outage is near Ridgecrest Park in Shoreline, affecting about 2,474 customers. It was caused by a downed wire.

Another outage is near the Mapleleaf neighborhood, affecting 3,017 customers. It was also caused by downed wires.

For updates and boundaries for these and other outages, visit www.seattle.gov/light.

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 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.