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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.

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.

City Light outage update

As of 4 pm, City Light crews are making some progress toward getting power back on, down to 48,700 customers out from a high of more than 58,000. Please be very cautious if you’re out and about and stay clear of any downed power lines. For the latest information on… [ Keep reading ]

City Light update: power outages

Widespread, scattered outages are occurring in City Light’s service territory as winds move through Saturday afternoon. As of approximately 2:3o p.m., high winds have left more than 58,000 customers without power throughout City Light’s service territory. Those numbers are expected to change. The larger outages are in North Seattle, Lake… [ Keep reading ]

Update on windstorm outages

Seattle City Light continues to see more outages from the wind, now up to at least 35,000 customers. The utility prepared for this and has extra crews out in the field to spot problems and get them fixed as quickly and safely as possible. When there are some reliable restoration… [ Keep reading ]

Windstorm causing widespread outages

The wind made it to the Puget Sound region, causing widespread outages across City Light’s service  area. The utility has extra crews on duty to deal with multiple outages. As of this post, around 17,000 customers have lost power. Crews are working hard but estimates for power coming back on… [ Keep reading ]

Windstorm knocks out power to thousands

More than 51,000 customers are without power after the arrival of the first big windstorm of the season. The first outages began before 6 p.m. and picked up the pace after 8 p.m., with large outages in Shoreline, Wedgewood, and South Seattle. As of 10:30 p.m. the number of new… [ Keep reading ]

10 p.m. Update: Crews Working Through the Night to Restore Service

Seattle City Light crews restored power to more than 33,000 homes and businesses by 10 p.m. today after high winds knocked down trees and branches throughout the Puget Sound Area, causing widespread outages. About 13,000 customers were still without power and crews planned to work through the night restoring service. An estimate for full… [ 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 ]

Power Restored to All Customers After Sunday’s Winds

Seattle City Light crews restored service to all customers affected by Christmas Day’s windstorm by 2:30 a.m. today, December 26.