West Seattle power outage: 100+ customers in south Arbor Heights/Arroyos/Seola

4:26 AM: Thanks for the tip about an outage in the south Arbor Heights/Arroyos/Seola area. Seattle City Light‘s map says 106 homes are without power; no cause listed so far. (This is near the area where City Light plans to start a project soon to replace underground cable, with an informational open house this Wednesday.)

7:45 AM:: As commenters note, SCL has since updated to blame a tree.

1:25 PM: Restored since our last check a couple hours ago.

8 Replies to "West Seattle power outage: 100+ customers in south Arbor Heights/Arroyos/Seola"

  • SouthAH April 23, 2018 (4:31 am)

    About 3:16 head an extremely loud boom appeared to come from the end of 35th ave. Wow it was loud!

    • WSB April 23, 2018 (4:40 am)

      The map says the outage started at 3:24 (thanks again to the person who texted around 4:10, we wouldn’t know otherwise) so that might be it. Nothing on the SFD log.

      • SouthAH April 23, 2018 (6:05 am)

        Yeah really loud boom then lost power right after. Looks like they are saying it is a tree that caused the outage :(

  • arbora April 23, 2018 (5:21 am)

    I heard the huge boom and saw a flash of light.

  • Hoku April 23, 2018 (6:30 am)

    SCL outage page is now listing the cause as “tree.”

  • Biankat April 23, 2018 (7:23 am)

    Yup, heard and felt that boom here on Ocean View. Glad to hear it was just a transformer or similar. It was crazy loud!

  • Valorie April 23, 2018 (8:17 am)

    Saw the flash of light. Heard the boom. Still no power…

  • AB in AH April 23, 2018 (8:27 am)

    A couple of repair trucks have shown up at pocket park and seola beach drive. Hope it’s a quick fix!

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