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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 ]

10 Ways to Prepare for This Week’s Stormy Conditions

What will you do if the power goes out? Take action now by creating a storm plan for you, your family and your property.

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 ]

Service Restored to All Customers Affected by Saturday’s Windstorm

Seattle City Light crews restored service to all customers affected by Saturday’s windstorm by  approximately 5 a.m. today, Monday, Nov. 4. Seattle City Light experienced hundreds of outages throughout its service territory, starting about 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. A low pressure front moved through the area causing wind gusts… [ Keep reading ]

3:30 p.m. Update: Crews Expect to Restore 75 Percent of Customers by 8 p.m.

Seattle City Light crews continue to work to restore power to customers affected by today’s winds. At the height of the storm, about 46,000 customers were without power as trees and branches came down into power lines. By 3:30 p.m., the number of customers without power was down to just… [ Keep reading ]

Winds Hitting Puget Sound Area Could Cause Scattered Outages

A storm system rolling into the Puget Sound area today is forecast to bring gusts of 30 to 45 mph before tapering off this evening. With many trees still holding most of their leaves, such gusts could break branches or push branches into power lines, increasing the risk of power… [ Keep reading ]

Safety Reminder: Stay Away from Downed Power Lines

With more storms in the forecast, stay safe by avoiding downed power lines or branches hanging in wires.

Seattle City Light Prepares for Approaching Storms

Seattle City Light is preparing its crews for two storms expected to bring rain and strong winds to the Puget Sound area today and Thursday.

Seattle City Light Seeks Customers’ Help in Storm Preparedness

As it prepares for storm season, Seattle City Light is asking its customers to update the contact information on their accounts so the utility can better respond when outages occur.