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Outages: Friday, Dec. 14 – Sunday, Dec. 16

UPDATE: As of 6:38 p.m. (12/16/18), there are 13 remaining outages from Friday’s windstorms impacting 43 customers in north & south Seattle. The majority will be restored by midnight. Crews are setting service poles & working as quickly and safely as possible. UPDATE: As of 6:11 p.m. (12/15/18), crews continue to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light and Seattle Fire Department Partner to Address Network Vault Fires

At an event and demonstration today with the Seattle Fire Department and Seattle City Light, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the first-in-the-nation partnership today between Seattle City Light and the Seattle Fire Department to more effectively fight fires in underground electrical vaults. “Seattle has always been at the leading… [ 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

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 ]

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 ]

Crews Have Restored Power to Laurelhurst/Windermere/Ravenna Customers

City Light crews have restored power to all affected Laurelhurst/Windermere/Ravenna customers as of approximately 12:45 a.m.  The outage had started at 11 p.m. last night and originally affected 5,300 customers. The cause was a failed underground cable.

Power Outage Affecting 5,300 Customers in Parts of Laurelhurst, Windermere, and Ravenna

Seattle City Light  crews are working to restore power to about 5,300 customers in parts of Laurelhurst, Windermere, and Ravenna. The outage started at 11 p.m. and its cause is currently unknown.  An early estimate for restoration, based on historical data, is 2 a.m. Monday, January 22. Customers can get updated… [ Keep reading ]

Crews Restore Power After Outage Affects About 12,900 Homes, Businesses

Crews worked through the night to restore power to approximately 12,900 customers. While crews worked to restore power to an earlier outage, four circuit breakers relayed offline causing a cascading effect and a small substation fire. The sequence of events led to a larger outage. Affected areas in parts of… [ Keep reading ]

Power Outage Affecting 12,900 Customers in Parts of Ballard, Magnolia, and Queen Anne

 Seattle City Light  crews are working to restore power to about 12,900 customers in parts of Ballard, Magnolia, and Queen Anne.

How to Stay Safe and Warm During a Winter Power Outage

Power outages are never welcome occasions, but when they occur during cold winter weather they can go from an inconvenience to a safety hazard all too quickly. If you want to stay warm and safe during a winter outage, it’s best to be prepared!