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Customers Asked to Help with Final Restoration Efforts by Re-reporting Remaining Outages

Seattle City Light is asking all customers who are still experiencing power outages to re-report those outages to ensure crews have an accurate picture of the work that remains.

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 ]

High Wind Warning: Be Prepared for Potential Outages

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for the Seattle area, and it will remain in effect until 9 p.m. tonight. Seattle City Light is readying supplementary crews and resources in order to respond to potential outages, and you should be ready too. While wind-related outages are not a sure thing this evening, we want you to be prepared in case they do occur. 

Power Outage Affecting 7,300 Customers in Renton/Skyway

City Light crews are responding to an outage in Renton/Skyway affecting approximately 7,300 customers. The outage is affecting two circuits and appears to be tree-related.

Winter Weather Advisory: Be Prepared in Case of Power Outages

While storm-related outages are not a sure thing this evening, we want you to be prepared in case they do occur.

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.

Be Prepared for Windstorm Rolling Into Seattle

Heavy winds and rain will start picking up later this afternoon into the evening through Seattle and other neighboring areas. Seattle City Light customers could experience power outages due to falling trees, branches, leaves and other foliage on power lines. If you experience an outage, please report it by calling… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Crews Prepare to Take Winter By Storm

Seattle City Light crews demonstrated their preparations for winter storms Monday, while calling on residents to their part by assembling emergency preparedness kits and developing plans for how they will respond when storms arrive.

City Light to Upgrade Electrical Cable in Lake Forest Park

Seattle City Light will be upgrading the aging electrical cable in parts of Lake Forest Park to help improve the electrical reliability in the area. City Light’s contractor, Novinium, will test and where possible, inject underground cables with silicone to fill cracks in the cable insulation to prevent outages. If cables are not suited for injection, they will be replaced at a later time.

Failure to Block Backup Circuit Breakers During Testing Responsible for May 25 Downtown Power Outage

The May 25 power outage that affected a portion of the underground network in Downtown Seattle was caused by the failure to block backup circuit breakers during testing of newly installed equipment, Seattle City Light announced today.