Repair Crews Responding to Outages Affecting About 46,000 Homes & Businesses

Wind-related outages have occurred throughout service territory

SEATTLE – August 31, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — As of 5:30 p.m., crews had restored power to approximately 12,000 customers, down from the peak of 58,000, when strong winds hit early Saturday afternoon. There are numerous trees down in the region. Large outages are affecting North Seattle, Lake Forest Park, and Shoreline. Customers can get updated numbers and outage information online at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat.

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Seattle City Light is the 10th 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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