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City Light is ready for winter weather. Are you?

Seattle City Light monitors weather conditions to prepare for potential power outages when high winds, heavy rain, or snow and ice are in the forecast. We are prepared with the necessary equipment, supplies, chains for trucks, etc., to respond to any outage. Should there be widespread outages, we have crews… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle shares resources for winter storm

As the winter snow settled across Puget Sound, residents delighted in it and shared fun photos of snowmen, sledding and other activities. But with snow comes the potential of power outages, road closures, extreme temperatures and slick roads — many of which were experienced today. Here at City Light, our… [ Keep reading ]

Snow-Related Power Outages Affecting Thousands; Stay Warm and Find Other Shelter As Needed Tonight

In the wake of snowfall on the morning of Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, Seattle City Light crews have been responding to outages all over the utility’s service area. As of 4 PM on Feb. 4, about 11,000 customers are still without power across 41 separate outage events. Due to the… [ Keep reading ]

How to Keep Your Holidays Merry & Bright

The winter holiday season has arrived meaning it’s time to unpack that box of lights and decorations. Before you begin to deck your dwelling, here are a few tips that will keep you and yours safe while helping you conserve energy! If you’re not the Clark Griswold type, walk through… [ Keep reading ]

❄️Winter Wonderland at City Light’s Hydroelectric Projects❄️

Our hydroelectric projects in the North Cascades and in northeastern Washington have had enough snow to make Jack Frost jealous.

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!

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.

High Winds Forecast Tonight, Seattle City Light Prepares for Possible Outages

Seattle City Light has crews ready for a weather system that the National Weather Service forecasts to bring strong winds and heavy rain to the Puget Soundarea tonight.

Mayor Outlines City Light Winter Preparations, Encourages Residents to Get Ready for La Nina Too

With weather experts predicting another colder, wetter, La Nina winter, Mayor Mike McGinn encouraged people today to prepare for weather-related emergencies, outlined how residents can help the City respond to power outages and updated the public on how Seattle City Light is preparing for winter storms.