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How to Stay Safe and Warm During a Winter Power Outage

Here we go again… This weekend’s windy, snowy and yes, even stormy weather could cause short and long-term outages in our area. When outages occur, City Light’s response prioritizes life safety first, followed by emergency services and then by repairs which will bring the largest number of customers back into service. In… [ Keep reading ]

Prepare for Possible Wind-Related Outages

With the National Weather Service forecast calling for the possibility of high winds Friday, Seattle City Light is starting its preparations for the possibility of power outages and encouraging customers to do the same.

Crews restore power to most windstorm outage customers

Crews working through Saturday night and Sunday have restored power to all but 803 customers who lost power during the Oct. 25-26 windstorm. The customers who remain without power are likely connected to smaller side lines. These lines involve fewer buildings and are often the hardest to repair. We estimate… [ Keep reading ]

Windstorm knocks out power to thousands

More than 51,000 customers are without power after the arrival of the first big windstorm of the season. The first outages began before 6 p.m. and picked up the pace after 8 p.m., with large outages in Shoreline, Wedgewood, and South Seattle. As of 10:30 p.m. the number of new… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light, Snohomish PUD Ready to Take Winter By Storm

Are you ready for whatever stormy conditions Mother Nature may bring to the Pacific Northwest in the coming months? That was the challenge recently posed to Andrew Brown and his family by Seattle City Light and the other partners in the annual Take Winter By Storm campaign.

Power Restored in SODO

Seattle City Light crews restored power in SODO about 2 a.m. Friday after a contractor completed repairs to privately owned electrical equipment that had been damaged by a vehicle.

UPDATE: Fire Risk Forces Seattle City Light to Cut Power in SODO

Seattle City Light crews cut power to about 60 customers in SODO about 7:30 p.m. Thursday after an inspection found a fire risk in privately owned electrical equipment that was damaged by a vehicle on Tuesday.

Fire Risk Forces City Light to Cut Power in SODO

Inspectors determined this afternoon that damage from a Tuesday vehicle crash on First Avenue was causing an imminent threat of fire, so Seattle City Light cut power to the surrounding area.

POWER OUTAGE AFFECTING 3,200 CUSTOMERS IN WEST SEATTLE

Seattle City Light crews are responding to reports of a power outage affecting about 3,279 customers in the West Seattle area. The outage was detected at 2:07 a.m.

Power Restored in Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light repair crews restored power about 11 p.m. Wednesday to the final customers affected by a power outage in Capitol Hill, First Hill and South Lake Union that started when a truck crashed into a utility pole. The crash happened near the intersection of Denny Way and Yale… [ Keep reading ]