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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.

Downtown Seattle Power Outage Cause Is Still Under Investigation

Seattle City Light is continuing to investigate the cause of the power outage that impacted a large part of Downtown Seattle customers on Wednesday, May 25. Overall, 12,000 meters went out from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the day of the outage. The outage occurred at the Massachusetts Substation and… [ Keep reading ]

Repair Crews Responding to Outages Affecting About 6,200 Customers

Scattered outages are affecting approximately 6,200 Seattle City Light customers.

Large Windstorm Rolls Through Seattle

Winds and rain are kicking up this afternoon in Seattle and other outlying neighborhoods. Many customers could experience power outages from the windstorm.

City Light Crews Have Restored Power in NE Seattle

Seattle City Light crews are responding to a outage affecting approximately 5,600 customers in northeast Seattle.

Crews Restore Power to Most Customers Affected By Storm

Seattle City Light crews continue to work around the clock to restore service to customers affected by Saturday’s windstorm. At the peak of the storm, 58,000 customers were without power. By comparison, approximately 1,600 customers were out of power this afternoon.

Crews Make Progress on Outage Restorations, Focus on Lake Forest Park, Push for Monday Finish

Seattle City Light crews continued to make progress Sunday to restore service to customers affected by Saturday’s windstorm, reducing the number of homes and businesses without power to under 7,000.