Posts tagged with outage Archives - Powerlines

Windstorm Outage Update – Jan. 14

We understand how challenging the past few days have been as our region recovers from one of the largest storms in recent memory. Our crews have been working non-stop since the storm began. In addition to our field crews, personnel from vegetation management, system operations, emergency management, fleets, warehousing, substations,… [ Keep reading ]

Windstorm Outage Update – Jan. 13

4:30 p.m. Update: Crews continue to make significant progress on today’s outages. Power was restored to approximately 68,000 customers. 6,100 customers remain without service. For updates, please visit our outage map: seattle.gov/light/outage. Seattle City Light crews continue to respond to several outages throughout our service territory from last night’s windstorm…. [ Keep reading ]

Jan. 6-8 Windstorm Outage Summary

In the early morning of Sunday, Jan. 6, a massive windstorm with wind speeds of up to 60 mph struck City Light’s service area. The rapid storm caused significant damage to City Light’s infrastructure including broken poles and trees on lines. Soon, 50,398 customers were without power. Crews, dispatchers and… [ Keep reading ]

Tips to Stay Safe Warm During an Outage

With crews continuing to restore power across our service area and with lows tonight in the 30s, this is a right time to get prepared. Here are a few tips to keep you and your family can stay warm throughout the night. Using generators, camp stoves or barbecue grills indoors can… [ Keep reading ]

National Electrical Safety Month: Downed Power Lines

Not sure what to do if you see a downed wire on the ground? We have a few tips for you.

How to Stay Safe and Warm During a Winter Power Outage

Snow in the Mountains, then even MORE snow; plus wind, rain, and ending with snow in lowlands — all this weekend. #wawx pic.twitter.com/pgr3CRPCBK — NWS Seattle (@NWSSeattle) February 15, 2018 In case you haven’t heard, the National Weather Service predicts that the Puget Sound is in for a heavy dose… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Crews Responding to Outages Across Seattle Area

Seattle City Light repair crews are responding to reports of power outages across the City Light service area. As of 5 p.m. on Nov. 13, 2017, about 51,000 customers are affected from Mountlake Terrace to Burien. City Light has readied extra crews and resources in order to respond to outages… [ Keep reading ]

Landslides: What to Do and How to Prepare

City Light shares a few tips that can help prepare you for such an event and provide information on what to do in case of a power blackout.

Seattle City Light Crews Making Progress With Power Restoration

Seattle City Light crews worked through the night to restore power to thousands following high winds Thursday night.

Power restored to more than 45,000

City Light crews worked through a windy and wet night, restoring power to about 45,000 customers by 10 a.m. today. The outages began at around 5:45 p.m. on Oct. 25, and quickly escalatated. The combination of wet soils from a week of rains, and high winds on trees with leaves… [ Keep reading ]