Just before 10 p.m. this evening, a power outage affected Shoreline and approximately 3,874 customers in that area. That number was quickly reduced to about 1,046 customers. An immediate cause for the disruption is unknown. Crews are on the scene and assessing. An estimated time of restoration, originally set at 4 a.m. Wednesday morning, is now extended to about 9 a.m.
The original boundaries of that outage were: on the north: NE 198th; on the east, Lake Washington; on the south; NE 148th; and on the west, 25th Ave. NE.
An earlier outage in Shoreline/northSeattle, which began with 2,700 customers affected, was reduced to around 600 after midnight on Wednesday, with an estimated restoration for that outage expected about 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. The cause of that outage is wires down from equipment failures on poles.
Information about outages is available online from Seattle City Light’s system status map at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat.
Seattle City Light is the 10th largest public electric utility in theUnited States. It has some of the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to nearly 1 millionSeattlearea residents. City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.