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Power Restored to Customers in University District and Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light Crews have restored power to all customers in the University District and Capitol Hill Neighborhoods that lost power due to a lightning strike damaging equipment at the University Substation.

There are still isolated power outages associated with this evenings lightning and crews hope to have power restored for those customers by 11:00 pm.

For greater detail on system status, visit our outage map at

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.