Mother Nature Takes Down Power to 21,000+ — Seattle City Light Crews Respond & Restore Power to 20,000

SEATTLE — Mother Nature knocked out power to more than 21,000 City Light customers around 5 p.m. today. City Light crews worked around the clock to restore power to various neighborhoods throughout Seattle and other outlying areas in its service territory. As of this 10 p.m. notice, there now are approximately 1,300 customers without power.

Earlier, there were four major areas affected by the weather-related incidents. 

  • North
    -Serving Ravenna, Bryant, View Ridge, Matthews Beach, Wedgwood
    -Outages (originally 2858 outages; now 16 total outages)
    -Estimated time of restoration = Sunday, 9/29 at 4 a.m.
  • University
    -Serving Wallingford, Stevens, Lake Union, Lake Washington Eastlake, Montlake, Broadway
    -Outages (originally 7,228 outages; now 339 total outages)
    -Estimated time of restoration = Saturday, 9/28 at 11:30 p.m.
  • East Pine
    -Serving Minor, Mann, Madison Park, Harrison/Denny-Blaine, Madrona
    -Outages (originally 2,354 outages; now 1 total outage)
    -Estimated time of restoration = Sunday, 9/29 at 1:00 a.m.
  • Creston
    -Serving Renton, Rainier Beach, Rainier Valley, King County Unincorporated
    -Outages (originally 3,930 outages; now 0 total outages)
    -Fully restored

To view the outage map, please visit http://www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat/.

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.

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