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Prepare for Possible Wind-Related Outages

With the National Weather Service forecast calling for the possibility of high winds Friday, Seattle City Light is starting its preparations for the possibility of power outages and encouraging customers to do the same.

Seattle City Light, Snohomish PUD Ready to Take Winter By Storm

Are you ready for whatever stormy conditions Mother Nature may bring to the Pacific Northwest in the coming months? That was the challenge recently posed to Andrew Brown and his family by Seattle City Light and the other partners in the annual Take Winter By Storm campaign.

Power Restored in SODO

Seattle City Light crews restored power in SODO about 2 a.m. Friday after a contractor completed repairs to privately owned electrical equipment that had been damaged by a vehicle.

UPDATE: Fire Risk Forces Seattle City Light to Cut Power in SODO

Seattle City Light crews cut power to about 60 customers in SODO about 7:30 p.m. Thursday after an inspection found a fire risk in privately owned electrical equipment that was damaged by a vehicle on Tuesday.

Fire Risk Forces City Light to Cut Power in SODO

Inspectors determined this afternoon that damage from a Tuesday vehicle crash on First Avenue was causing an imminent threat of fire, so Seattle City Light cut power to the surrounding area.

Power Restored in Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light repair crews restored power about 11 p.m. Wednesday to the final customers affected by a power outage in Capitol Hill, First Hill and South Lake Union that started when a truck crashed into a utility pole. The crash happened near the intersection of Denny Way and Yale Avenue about 8:45 a.m., toppling […]

Truck Hits Pole, Causes Power Outage for 3,600 Homes, Businesses

Seattle City Light crews were working Wednesday morning to restore power for about 3,600 homes and businesses in Capitol Hill, First Hill and South Lake Union after a car struck a utility pole.

Power Restored in Southeast Seattle, Tukwila

Seattle City Light crews restored power by 8:30 p.m. Monday to all 11,000 homes and businesses that were affected by power outages from a morning wind storm. Sustained winds of up to 40 mph with gusts approaching 60 mph knocked down trees, which fell into power lines breaking poles, wires and transformers. The hardest hit […]

Strong Winds Knock Out Power for 11,000 Homes, Businesses

Seattle City Light crews were responding to scattered power outages affecting more than 11,000 customers as a wind storm blew through the Puget sound region early Monday morning. Initial estimates for restoration were set for 11 a.m. Updates are available online at City Light’s outage map, www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat . Seattle City Light is the 10th largest […]

Strong Winds Forecast, Could Cause Outages

Strong winds are predicted to blow through the Puget Sound area late Sunday night and into Monday morning, which could cause power outages. Seattle City Light encourages its customers to prepare for this possibility.

Power Restored in SE Seattle, Skyway, Parts of Renton, Tukwila

Seattle City Light crews restored power Tuesday afternoon to all customers affected by a power outage in the Rainier View and West Hill neighborhoods of Seattle along with Skyway, and parts of Renton and Tukwila.

Power Outage in SE Seattle, Skyway, Parts of Tukwila, Renton

Seattle City Light crews were responding to a power outage in the Rainier View and West Hill neighborhoods of Seattle along with Skyway, and parts of Rentonand Tukwila on Tuesday afternoon.