Update: Overnight power outage for more than 2,000 homes/businesses

It’s been a blustery night so far, and now more than 2,000 homes and businesses are without power in eastern West Seattle – parts of Puget Ridge and Highland Park – as well as South Park and White Center. City Light‘s map shows the extent but does not mention a specific cause yet – simply, “investigating.” (The image above is a screen shot of what the map shows right now.)

5:13 AM UPDATE: SCL now says a tree was to blame for the outage. Commenter Jen says the power’s back on in Riverview – that’s not reflected on the SCL map yet.

6:06 AM UPDATE: The map now shows everyone’s back on (please let us know if you’re not!).

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18 Replies to "Update: Overnight power outage for more than 2,000 homes/businesses "

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    Jen March 6, 2014 (4:53 am)

    The site now lists the cause as “tree,” and estimates restoration of power at 4:52, so hopefully, any time now.

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    Jen March 6, 2014 (4:56 am)

    Estimated restoration time just got bumped out 20 minutes, to 5:12.

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    Jen March 6, 2014 (5:04 am)

    Power is back on in Riverview.

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      WSB March 6, 2014 (5:15 am)

      Thanks – the map doesn’t reflect that yet, so the update is helpful!

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    sam-c March 6, 2014 (6:53 am)

    power came back just in time. 5:30 around our house. I was listening to the freezer defrost, (drip drip), wondering how I was going to get up and ready without coffee, wondering if I was going to have to throw out all the pumped milk, and phew, it came back on. thanks SCL. much better than the 9:00 am estimate SCL provided when I called their hotline

    I wonder where the offending tree was.

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    Alan March 6, 2014 (1:13 pm)

    Power just went back out in Riverview.

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    Kelly M March 6, 2014 (1:16 pm)

    Power’s out again in Highland Park as of about 1:10 pm!

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    Pugetridger March 6, 2014 (1:17 pm)

    Power just went out again here on Puget Ridge.

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    Diane March 6, 2014 (1:18 pm)

    Our power is off again 1pm

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    Linda C March 6, 2014 (1:24 pm)

    Just lost my power again!

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    Kelly M March 6, 2014 (1:26 pm)

    Same exact outage map as the one posted here…

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    Jen March 6, 2014 (1:30 pm)

    The outage map on SCL is pretty much the same as this morning’s. Cause is still being investigated; estimated restoration time is still pending.

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    dunsany March 6, 2014 (1:31 pm)

    Off in Highland Park

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    Kendra March 6, 2014 (1:32 pm)

    Out again… Kenyon & 9th area

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    wallofjenn March 6, 2014 (1:40 pm)

    HPW is closed off, looks like both ways. Maybe a fallen tree?

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      WSB March 6, 2014 (1:49 pm)

      Thank you. Checking.

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