Update: As of 2:36 p.m., power had been restored to all but 248 customers in the Seattle City Light service area. The outage in Northeast Seattle was caused by an “underground fault issue” near the Sand Point area, according to the agency.
Puget Sound Energy reported that power had been restored to nearly all of the customers in southeast Kitsap County who were part of the large outage from Sunday morning, but nearly 1,000 were still without power throughout the service area.
Update: As of 1:30 p.m., Seattle City Light reported that crews restored power to the majority of customers affected by the outage in Northeast Seattle. More than 2,400 customers were still without power. The cause of the outage was still under investigation.
Nearly 7,000 customers were without power after an outage struck Northeast Seattle around 11 a.m. Sunday.
Seattle City Light was investigating the cause of the power loss, according to its website.
The National Weather Service warned of local power outages and tree limb damage as icy wind from Canada whips through the Puget Sound region this weekend. Winds were expected to peak Sunday morning.
The outage stretched from east of Interstate 5 to Lake Washington, about south of Northeast 75th Street, and north of Northeast 50th Street.
Check seattle.gov/light/outage for updates.
Around 11:40 a.m. another power outage was reported to have hit the region, wiping out service to more than 5,400 customers in southeast Kitsap County and north Pierce County. Puget Sound Energy reported that the cause was under investigation.