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 are currently unknown.

Follow our outage map for updates: seattle.gov/light/sysstat

as well as posts on Twitter/Facebook.

 

Power restored in parts of southwest and south service area

Power has been restored to most of Burien, Normandy Park and SeaTac.  Crews are still working to restore an outage in Tukwila that was caused by a construction crew cutting an underground cable.  Crews estimate restoration within the hour.

Earlier, two power outages in Tukwila, Normandy Park, parts of SeaTac and Burien were affecting 9,811 customers.   Restoration on the outage in Tukwila is estimated to be by 2:30 p.m.  Outage information updated at seattle.gov/light/sysstat