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Subject:   Various Seattle Neighborhoods and More Without Power Mother Nature is the Cause
For Immediate Release:   
9/28/2013  6:20:00 AM
For More Information Contact:
Tyson Lin
phone: (206) 714-2934
pager: (206) 997-6409
Scott Thomsen  (206) 386-4233

SEATTLE - City Light crews are working to restore power to various neighborhoods in Seattle and other outlying areas in its service territory. As of this notice, there are now 16,000+ customers without power. Below are some of the major outages in the area:

North
-Serving Ravenna, Bryant, View Ridge, Matthews Beach, Wedgwood
-2,858 customers without power
-Estimated time of restoration is 11 p.m.
-Cause weather related (wind, rain, tree branches)
-Boundaries: N - NE 106th St; E - Lake Washington; S - 8th Ave NE; W - NE 75th St.

University
-Serving Wallingford, Stevens, Lake Union, Lake Washington Eastlake, Montlake, Broadway
-7,228 customers without power
-Estimated time of restoration is 11 p.m.
-Cause weather related (wind, rain, tree branches)
-Boundaries: N - Ship Canal; E - Lake Washington; S - E Garfield; W - Yale Ave E

East Pine
-Serving Minor, Mann, Madison Park, Harrison/Denny-Blaine, Madrona
-2,354 customers without power
-Estimated time of restoration is 11 p.m.
-Cause weather related (wind, rain, tree branches)
-Boundaries: N - E Howe St; E - Lake Washington; S - E Columbia; W - 27th Ave E

Creston
-Serving Renton, Rainier Beach, Rainier Valley, King County Unincorporated
-3,930 customers without power
-Estimated time of restoration is TBD
-Cause weather related (wind, rain, tree branches)
-Boundaries: N - S Fletcher St; E - Rainier Ave S; S - S 128th St; W - 55th Ave

To view the outage map, please visit http://www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat/. For more up-to-date outage information, please follow Seattle City Light's Facebook and Twitter page.

Seattle City Light is the tenth largest public electric utility in the United States. It has some of the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to nearly 1 million Seattle area residents. City Light has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2005, the first electric utility in the nation to achieve that distinction.
 

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