City Light Crews Restore Power to 20,000+ Customers in 3 Hours — 8,000 Customers Still Without Power

 SEATTLE — Mother Nature knocked out power to more than 28,000 customers before 5 a.m. City Light crews responded and continue working to restore power to various neighborhoods in Seattle and its service territory. The outages are all weather-related. Below are some of the major outages in the area:

  • North Substation
    -Serving Ravenna, Wedgwood, Bryant, View Ridge, Roosevelt, Hawthorne Hills
    -3,800 customers without power (down from 10,000+)
    -Estimated time of full restoration is TBD
    -Cause is weather related
  • Broad St. Substation
    -Serving Lake Union, Magnolia, Queen Anne
    -1,400 customers without power (down from 6000+)
    -Estimated time of full restoration is TBD
    -Cause is weather related
  • Shoreline Substation
    -Serving Shoreline
    -1,500 customers without power (down from 3,000)
    -Estimated time of full restoration is TBD
    -Cause is weather related
  • Duwamish Substation
    -Serving Burien, Highland Park, Rox Hill, Unincorporated King County
    -1,100 customers without power (down from 4,750)
    -Estimated time of full restoration is TBD
    -Cause is weather related

To view the outage map, please visit http://www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat/. For more information, please follow Seattle City Light’s Facebook and Twitter page.

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.